SoCal home and garden events this weekend


Fri. (11): Spring Plant Sale, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, Horticulture Garden Nursery, on the western edge of the campus, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Fri.-Sun. (11-13): Home Remodeling & Decorating Show, Pasadena Conference Center, Pasadena

Sat. (12): April Showers of Flowers, plant sale, U.C. Irvine Arboretum, near the corner of Jamboree Road and Campus Drive, Irvine, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sat. (12): Quick & Easy Decorative Wall Finishes, hand’s-on workshop, demonstrating contemporary and old-world styles, Studio Primrose, 26041 Cape Drive, Laguna Niguel, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sat. (12): Designing Native Plant Gardens, with Alrie Middlebrook, free, Barnsdall Gallery Theatre, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, 6:30 p.m.

Sat. (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.

Sat.-Sun. (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

Sun. (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.

Sun. (13): Rose Bowl Flea Market, Rose Bowl, Pasadena

Sun. (13): The Pacific Palisades Garden Club, annual self-guided garden tour will stop at six Westside homes. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. (310) 476-1318. 1 to 5 p.m.

The Home Depot in-store clinics: Selecting and Planting Perennials, Water Conservation At Your Home, Tiling Floors and Walls, Creating an Organic Garden. Check for local days and times.

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