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March 01, 1998

Walks, Talks, Shows and Special Sales

Tuesday: Westside Cymbidium Society orchid auction, 7 p.m., at Grant Elementary School cafeteria, 2368 Pearl St., Santa Monica, (310) 454-8221. Free admission.

Thursday: Talk on spring's best roses by Clair Martin, 2:30 p.m., to be followed by a sale of old English and modern roses, at the Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, (626) 405-2141. Free admission on this first Thursday of the month.

Saturday: Talk on natural rose care by Mary Brosius, 10 a.m., at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Can~ada Flintridge, (818) 952-4401. Adults $5; seniors and students $3; children $1.

Saturday: Children's (ages 7 and up) workshop on bonsai, 9-11:30 a.m., at the Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, (626) 405-2141. $15 fee must be paid in advance and includes admission for one accompanying adult, plus a plant and pot.

Saturday: Seminar on growing lilacs plus a walk through the lilac garden, 9 a.m.-noon, at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Can~ada Flintridge, (818) 952-4401. Adults $5; seniors and students $3; children $1.

Saturday: Talk on a Scottish garden by David Rankin, called "Wild, Wet and Woodland," 3 p.m., at the Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, (626) 405-2141. Adults, $8.50; seniors, $7; students $5; children, free.

Saturday and March 8: Winter Bulb Festival, coinciding with the peak bloom of the South African bulb collection, as well as a bulb sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Sunday, at UC Irvine Arboretum, corner of Campus Drive and Jamboree Road, UC Irvine, (714) 824-5833. $3.

Saturday and March 8: San Gabriel Valley Orchid Hobbyists' show and sale, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., at the Arboretum of Los Angeles County, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia, (626) 447-8207. Adults $5; seniors and students $3; children $1.

Saturday and March 8: Five Cities Orchid Society show and sale, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday, at the South County Regional Center, 800 W. Branch St., Arroyo Grande, (805) 928-2028. $1.

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

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