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Garden Events

April 05, 1998

Walks, Talks, Shows and Special Sales

Thursday: Demonstration on creating colorful container gardens, 11 a.m., at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Can~ada Flintridge, (818) 952-4401. Adults, $5; seniors and students, $3; children, $1.

Thursday: Talk on gardens that shimmer in the moonlight, 7:30 p.m., at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Can~ada Flintridge, (818) 952-4401. $15.

Saturday: Class on "Gardening With and in Spite of Pets," by Judy Robelotto, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden in Polliwog Park on Peck Avenue just north of Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, (310) 379-4447. $10.

Saturday: Wildflower bus tour, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., starting at the Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. $50, call (818) 768-1802 for reservations.

Saturday: Workshop for children on flower arranging, 9-11:30 a.m., the Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. $12 per child, includes materials and admission for one accompanying adult. Call (626) 405-2272 to register.

Saturday-Sunday: San Diego Rose Society show, 1-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, at Balboa Park Club, Balboa Park, San Diego, (619) 669-6977. $2.50.

Saturday-Sunday: South Coast Cactus & Succulent Society show and sale, noon-4:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday, at the South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula, (310) 544-1948. Adults, $5; seniors and students, $3; children, $1.

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On Saturdays during the month of April, you can tour the gardens of Villa Narcissa, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 100 Vanderlip Drive, Portuguese Bend (Palos Verdes Peninsula). The cost is $8, which benefits Friends of French Art. No reservations are necessary, but call (310) 377-4444 for the gate code and directions.

Send garden announcements to Garden Events, Los Angeles Times, Times Mirror Square, Los Angeles, CA 90053, at least three weeks before the event.

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