SATURDAY, FEB. 21

  • BAYOU GARDENS CAMELLIA OPEN HOUSE: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Southeast Louisiana National Wildlife Refuges Complex, 61389 La. 434, Lacombe. Enjoy guided tours of the grounds at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m., a talk by Hunter Charbonnet at 10 a.m. and a presentation by Jim Campbell at noon. All focused on camellias. Free. (985) 882-2000, www.fws.gov/southeastlouisiana.

SUNDAY, FEB. 22

  • CAMELLIA STROLL & SALE: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Highway, Hammond. Visitors are invited to stroll through a collection of over 500 camellias, which were planted in the 1930s to early 1950s. Camellias, including some hard-to-find varieties, will be offered for sale by the Tangipahoa Master Gardeners. Free. (985) 748-9381.

SATURDAY, FEB. 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.
  • EVERYTHING’S COMING UP ROSES: 10 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. “Lessons with Lee” is a series of monthly horticultural classes taught by Lee Rouse of the LSU AgCenter on timely topics. “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” explores the world of roses and how to care for them. $10 with advance registration. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org.
  • AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE TOUR: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., departs Preservation Resource Center, 923 Tchoupitoulas St. The narrated bus tour surveys pre- and post-colonial African-American history, the Civil Rights movement and jazz heritage and highlights relevant architectural sites. $40. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
  • ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS: Noon to 2 p.m., The Urban Farmstead, 1730 Clio St. Learn about preparing beds, choosing between starts and seeds, managing pests, fertilizing, mulching, composting and much more. $10 suggested donation. theurbanfarmstead@gmail.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

  • CREATING BONSAI FROM GARDEN CENTER STOCK: 9 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. Jim Osborne leads this hands-on workshop at which participants will create a bonsai from provided materials. $35 by advance registration. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org.
  • ORGANIC VEGETABLE GARDENING BASICS: Noon to 2 p.m., The Urban Farmstead, 1730 Clio St. Learn about preparing beds, choosing between starts and seeds, managing pests, fertilizing, mulching, composting and much more. $10 suggested donation. theurbanfarmstead@gmail.com.
  • FRERET MARKET: Noon to 4 p.m., Freret at Napoleon. Outdoor market offers more than 90 vendors of food, art, crafts, live music and flea market finds. Free. www.freretmarket.org.

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

  • CAMELLIA WORKSHOP: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., 2 p.m. lecture, Longue Vue House and Gardens, 7 Bamboo Road. Experts with the Camellia Club of New Orleans host their annual event, which includes a lecture on the growing and care of camellias, as well as demonstrations of grafting, air-layering and growing camellias from cuttings. Scions grafted to understock will be available for purchase. Free. (504) 616-4378, npiazzajr@gmail.com

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11

  • HARRISON AVENUE MARKETPLACE: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Lakeview Grocery parking lot, 801 Harrison Ave. The popular midweek market returns for 2015 with arts and crafts, food vendors, live music and refreshments. Free. (504) 535-4486, www.harrisonavenuemarketplace.org.

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY, MARCH 13 TO MARCH 15

  • NEW ORLEANS HOME & GARDEN SHOW: Noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Mercedes-Benz Superdome, 1500 Sugar Bowl Drive. The 60th annual home show features exhibitors, demonstrations and guest appearances. $15. (504) 232-6361, Christian39@cox.net.

SATURDAY, MARCH 14

  • PARKWAY PARTNERS TREE AND PLANT SALE: 8 a.m. to noon, New Orleans department of Parks and Parkways, 2829 Gentilly Blvd. The annual sale offers dozens of trees and plants ready for the spring garden. (504) 620-2224, jbroussard@parkwaypartnersnola.org.
  • PELICAN GREENHOUSE ROSE SALE: 9 a.m. to noon, Pelican Greenhouse (off Henry Thomas/Golf Drive just south of the I-610 underpass). Dozens of roses, tropicals and bedding plants are offered at this first greenhouse sale of the 2015 season. Free. (504) 483-9464, plants@nocp.org.
  • PIETY STREET MARKET: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., 612 Piety St. Indoor and outdoor market offers festive array of creative art, jewelry, crafts, vintage clothes, collectibles and more. Free. (504) 269-3982, creemccree@gmail.com.

SATURDAY MARCH 21

  • SECRET GARDENS TOUR: 8:30 a.m. to noon guided tours, noon to 5:30 self-guided tours, 2324 Prytania St. tour headquarters. Tour beautifully landscaped New Orleans gardens at this annual event to raise money for brain injury research. $25 self-guided tour, $60 guided tour. (719) 306-6871, www.secretgardenstour.org.

SATURDAY, MARCH 28

  • SHOTGUN HOUSE TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Irish Channel. This self-guided tour of seven shogun houses demonstrates the versatility of this iconic New Orleans house type. $25 advance, $30 day of tour. (504) 581-7032, www.prcno.org.
  • GROWING VEGETABLES: 10 a.m. to noon, Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden. In the third installment of “Lessons with Lee,” Lee Rouse of the LSU AgCenter offers a practical overview of growing vegetables from seed in the spring garden. $10 by advance registration. (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org.
  • 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.

TUESDAY, APRIL 7

  • NOBG FOUNDATION SYMPOSIUM : 5 p.m. cocktail reception and garden tours, 6:15 p.m. lecture and book-signing by author Augustus “Jenks” Farmer, 7 p.m. Q & A and book signing, Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Garden. The second annual symposium is sponsored by the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation. $45. (504) 483-9473, www.symposium.nobotanicalgarden.com.

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