SATURDAY

  • PLANTING FOR THE WINTER: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., 1750 Carondelet St. Growing Local NOLA presents a workshop on bulbs and other plants that can be put in the ground over the winter. Free. info@recirculatingfarms.org.
  • PORTABLE PLANTERS: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, Room 252, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Learn about vertical and flow-through planters, as well as additional space saving solutions. Sponsored by Groundwork New Orleans. Free. (504) 208-2771.
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m. , 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in central city where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com.
  • NATIVE TREES AND SHRUBS: 9 a.m. to noon, greenhouse sale, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1139 Baronne St. Join Rick Webb of the Louisiana Growers Nursery to learn about native tree and shrub species that are ideal to plant this fall. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org.
  • PELICAN GREENHOUSE SALE: 9 a.m. to noon. Pelican Greenhouse (off Henry Thomas/Golf Drive just south of the I-610 underpass). Dozens of roses, tropicals (including gingers) and bedding plants are offered at the sale of the 2015 so benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Free. (504) 483-9464, plants@nocp.org.
  • IRIS SOCIETY TALK: 9 a.m. to noon. Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Benny Trahan, recognized internationally for his knowledge of Louisiana irises, presents a talk titled “Fantastic Louisiana Irises.” Free. (504) 866-2381.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. This indoor and outdoor market offers dozens of vendors purveying food, refreshments, vintage goods, art, crafts and live music. Free. (504) 269-3982.

TUESDAY

  • ORCHID SOCIETY PLANT SWAP: 7 p.m., Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 5914 Canal Blvd. Join members of the New Orleans Orchid Society for an “Orchid Basics” workshop followed by an orchid swap. Free. www.neworleansorchidsociety.org.

THURSDAY

  • IKEBANA CLASS: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2011 Magazine St. Learn the Japanese art of flower arranging from expert Alison Scott. $22 by advance reservation. (504) 235-1558.
  • LAKEVIEW RENOVATION STATION: 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., 800 Rosedale St. The Preservation Resource Center presents its final installment of “Libations in Stations under Renovation,” featuring former fire and police stations now in the process of being renovated for new purposes. The third is a former police station being converted to a restaurant for Chef Susan Spicer. Free. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.

SATURDAY, NOV. 21

  • ANNUAL TREE GIVEAWAY: 9 a.m. to noon, Parkway Partners, 1137 Baronne St. Parkway Partners hosts it annual tree giveaway, featuring dozens of tree varieties that grow well in our climate. Free. (505) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org.
  • THE TREES AND ME: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, Room 252, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Learn about the benefits of growing trees in the urban landscape, various species to plant, and how to plant for best results. Sponsored by Groundwork New Orleans. Free. (504) 208-2771.
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in central city where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com.
  • HOLLADAY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1123 Lamanche St. The Lower 9 Collaborative presents a holiday market featuring unique vendors, live music and festive libations. Free (504) 460-2689.

SATURDAY, NOV. 28

  • ARTS MARKET OF NEW ORLEANS: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Palmer Park (South Carrollton at South Claiborne). The market features art and crafts vendors, plus food, music and a kids tent. Free. (504) 523-1465, www.artsneworleans.org.
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 A.M., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in central city where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com.

FRIDAY, DEC. 4

  • COUNTRY DAY HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., 570 Woodvine, Metairie (holiday marketplace). Visit six spectacular houses in Old Metairie and Uptown New Orleans during this fundraising event staged by the Metairie Park Country Day parents’ association. $25 advance, $30 at the door. www.mpcds.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 5

  • NATIVE PLANTS, NATIVE CULTURE: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., New Orleans Healing Center, Rm. 252, 2372 St. Claude Ave. Learn about local wild foods, medicines, and more, and make tea from local herbs. Sponsored by Groundwork New Orleans. Free. (504) 208-2771.
  • BROTHER MARTIN HOME TOUR: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquarters at Green Acres Country Club, 5000 W. Napoleon, Metairie. The Ladies of the Shield present four well-appointed homes in the Metairie-Bridgedale area, decked out in their holiday finery, complemented by a boutique at the Green Acres Country Club. $20 advance, $25 day of tour. (504) 284-6700, jgandolfi@brothermartin.com.
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 A.M., 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in central city where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com.

SUNDAY, DEC. 6

  • HOLLY AND HISTORY COVINGTON HOME TOUR: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Greater Covington center, 317 N. Jefferson Ave., Covington. Take a tour by candlelight of eleven historic homes in the West Twenties, all sporting their new Historic Home of Covington plaques. $20. www.covingtonheritagefoundation.com.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 9

  • HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., 801 Harrison Ave. The market offers food, music, art, crafts and kid-friendly activities for families. Free. (504) 535-4486, www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12 AND SUNDAY, DEC. 13

  • PRC’S HOLIDAY HOME TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., headquarters at Bishop Polk Hall, Trinity Episcopal Church, 1329 Jackson Ave. The Preservation Resource Center sponsors this self-guided tour of Garden District homes, dressed in their holiday finery. $40. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m. , 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in central city where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com.

SATURDAY, DEC. 12

  • HOLLADAY MARKET: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1123 Lamanche St. The Lower 9 Collaborative presents a holiday market featuring unique vendors, live music and festive libations. Free. (504) 460-2689.
  • THERAPEUTIC GARDENING: 9 a.m. to noon, greenhouse sale, 10 a.m. talk, Parkway Partners, 1139 Baronne St. Learn about how to create a healing and restorative garden. Free. (504) 620-2224, www.parkwaypartnersnola.org.
  • PARADIGM GARDENS TOUR: 10 a.m. , 1131 S. Rampart St. Make a reservation now for a guided tour of Paradigm Gardens, an urban farm in central city where live music and dining events take place. Free with advance reservation. www.paradigmgardensnola.com.
  • PELICAN GREENHOUSE SALE: 9 a.m. to noon. Pelican Greenhouse (off Henry Thomas/Golf Drive just south of the I-610 underpass). Dozens of roses, tropicals (including gingers), and bedding plants are offered at the sale of the 2015 so benefit the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Free. (504) 483-9464, plants@nocp.org.