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A bee lands on a flower in the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

Advocate staff photo by LESLIE GAMBONI

MAY 19

MAKE A HYPERTUFA POT: 10 a.m. to noon, New Orleans Botanical Garden, Lath House. Brian Stanley teaches participants how to make flower pots out of peat moss, vermiculite and Portland cement. $25 by advance registration only. scapley@nocp.org.

BROMELIAD SHOW AND SALE: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Clearview Shopping Center, 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. The 36th annual show and sale of the River Ridge Bromeliad Society features both bromeliads and cryptanthus. Free.

MAY FLOWERS WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 300 N. Broad St. Learn about plant growth cycles at this free workshop put on by SproutNola. Free. sproutnolafarm.org

MAY 20

BROMELIAD SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Clearview Shopping Center, 4436 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie. The 36th annual show and sale of the River Ridge Bromeliad Society features both bromeliads and cryptanthus. Free.

FAUBOURG MARIGNY HOME TOUR: Noon to 4 p.m., beginning at Washington Square Park, 700 Elysian Fields Ave. The Faubourg Marigny Improvement Association stages its 46th annual home tour, featuring 10 architecturally diverse homes and an after-party at the den of Muses (Krewe du Vieux) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. $25. faubourgmarigny.org

FRENCH QUARTER TOUR: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., Join the Friends of the Cabildo on this self-guided walking tour of five Vieux Carré homes and gardens. $25. (504) 523-3939. friendsofthecabildo.org

MAY 26

TOMATO TIME: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., 300 N. Broad St. Learn about growing tomatoes at this free workshop put on by SproutNola. Free. sproutnolafarm.org

MAY 27

WIRE BONSAI WORKSHOP: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Longue Vue, 7 Bamboo Road. Join Taylor Williams in making a “bonsai” tree out of wire. Bring beads and other small things to weave into your creation. $25 but seating is limited. (504) 293-4721, longuevue.com

JUNE 2

MID-MOD NOLA RECEPTION: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. Join the PRC in celebrating the opening of its “TowerFantasy” exhibit, based on images from the Toer Fantasy Instagram posts. Come in costume dressed as your favorite Mid-Mod building. Free. (504) 581-7032, prcno.org

JUNE 1-JUNE 2

ORCHID SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Highway, Metairie. The New Orleans Orchid Society presents a weekend of orchid sales and shows. Free. neworleansorchidsociety.org.

JUNE 3

ORCHID SHOW AND SALE: Noon to 4 p.m., Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Highway, Metairie. The New Orleans Orchid Society presents a weekend of orchid sales and shows. Free. neworleansorchidsociety.org.

COMING SOON:

JUNE 2 & 3, JUNE 9 & 10: PARADE OF HOMES

JUNE 9: PELICAN GREENHOUSE PLANT SALE

JUNE 16: LONGUE VUE INSIDE OUT