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Garden Events

March 16, 1997

Walks, Talks, Shows and Special Sales

Today: Talk on "Creating an Edible Landscape," with free seeds to take home, 1-3 p.m., at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge. Cost: $16, with reservations required by calling (818) 952-4385.

Thursday: Talk on California lilacs by Bart O'Brien, 7-9 p.m., with a walk to see the ceanothus in the garden on March 22, 10 a.m.-noon, at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Cost for each event: $7; preregistration required, call (909) 625-8767.

March 22: Class on planting slopes for fire and erosion control by civil engineer and landscape architect Kay Carlson, 9 a.m.-noon, at the Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. $15; preregistration required, call (818) 768-1802.

March 22: Talk on exotic fruit in Southern California, 10 a.m., at the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site, 4600 Virginia Road, Long Beach; (310) 570-1755. $5.

March 22: Class on organic vegetable gardening, 11:30 a.m., at the Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton; (714) 773-3404. $7.

March 22-23: California Bonsai Society show, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino; (818) 405-2141. Adults, $7.50; seniors, $6; students and children, $4.

March 22-23: Spring Flower Festival begins this weekend with a flower show, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge; (818) 952-4401. Adults, $5; seniors and students, $3; children, $1.

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