4-6: 21st Annual Palm Springs Home Expo, Palm Springs Convention Center
5-6: Central Coast Spring Home Show, Santa Maria Fairpark, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
11-13: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena
12-13: California Native Garden Tour, sponsored by Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, self-guided and includes nearly 40 Los Angeles-area gardens, $20
12: Art of the Garden Tour, five Pasadena-area garden estates, plus artworks and music, sponsored by Creative Arts Group, $30 day of tour, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
13: Fullerton Beautiful Garden Tour, self-guided tour, features nine gardens, begins at the Fullerton College Horticulture Dept., 321 E. Chapman Ave., Fullerton, $10, info: (714) 526-2926 or (714) 871-4156. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
13: Rose Bowl Flea Market, Rose Bowl, Pasadena
18-20: Pomona Spring Home & Garden Show, Fairplex L.A. County Fairgrounds, Pomona
19: Fourth Annual Historic Home Tour featuring The Homes of Mission Hills’ Historic District, San Diego
20: Windsor Square-Hancock Park Garden Party & Tour, stops at five private gardens, lectures on ikebana, orchids and eco-gardening
22-May 18: Philharmonic House of Design, tour new house with interiors and outdoor rooms designed by the American Society of Interior Designers, Orange County, open Tuesdays through Sundays, $30 to $35
23: Architect’s Forum: Views from the Top, in conjunction with AIA Spring Home Tour on May 4, fee for home tour, but forum is free, RSVP by April 16, West Hollywood, 6 to 8 p.m.
24: Tustin Garden Club’s 13th Annual Spring Garden Tour and Luncheon, featuring four gardens in the Tustin hills: a formal European estate garden, a miniature railroad garden, a garden filled with roses and a garden with a view. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
25-26: Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo, free admission, Santa Monica Civic Auditorium
25-27: Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, L.A. Convention Center, Los Angeles
26: California Color: Gardening with Native Annuals, Perennials and Bulbs, class with Barbara Eisenstein, Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants, Sun Valley, $40, 10 a.m. to noon
26: Fourth Annual Green Gardens Tour, theme: “Gardening with Intent: Water Management,” to benefit the Virginia Avenue Project, a not-for-profit arts organization for kids, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
27: Green Building Tours, hosted by the City of Santa Monica, in conjunction with the Alternative Building Materials & Design Expo
27: Castles to Cottages, self-guided tour of five gardens to benefit Capistrano Animal Rescue Effort, $20, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Daily through June 30: Getty Villa Architecture and Gardens Tour, Malibu, free, reservations required, 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
(Photo: Grevillea, KPR)