14: The 4 Women of Prefab, panel and book signing, 1:15 p.m., CA Boom Design Show, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica Airport
14: Pacific Palisades Home Tour, led by designers, in conjunction with CA Boom Design Show
14-16: CA Boom Design Show, Barker Hanger, Santa Monica Airport
14-16: Ventura Home & Garden Show, Seaside Park, Ventura County Fairgrounds, Ventura
15: West Los Angeles Home Tour, led by designers, in conjunction with CA Boom Design Show
15: California-friendly Plant Sale, Cuyamaca College Water Conservation Garden, El Cajon, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
15: GreenSpeak: Mixing It Up: Weaving California Natives Into the Landscape, Descanso Gardens, reservations recommended, 10 a.m. to noon
15: Garden Walk: Focus on Ceanothus, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 10 a.m. to noon
15: Staging Your Home to Sell, class, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., $60, UC Riverside Extension
15; Annual Orchid Auction, Orchid Society of Southern California, First Christian Church, Burbank, 2 to 5 p.m.
15-16: Spring Garden Walks, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 2 to 4 p.m.
16: Santa Monica and Venice Home Tour, led by designers, in conjunction with CA Boom Design Show
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.
Weekly: The Home Depot in-store clinics: March clinics: Tiling Floors and Walls, Prepare Your Lawn for Spring, Installing a Retaining Wall, Installing Faucets and Sinks. Check for local days and times.
(Photo: Guava blossom, KPR)