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October 04, 1998

Walks, Talks, Shows and Special Sales

Tuesday: Talk on Mediterranean gardening by Heidi Gildmeister, author of "Mediterranean Gardening," 8 p.m., at Sherman Gardens, 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar. Free. For reservations, call (949) 673-2261.

Saturday: Seminar on fall planting the edible garden, 10 a.m.-noon, at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, (818) 952-4401. $16, with free herb plants and vegetable seeds for attendees.

Saturday: Talk on native plants for coastal gardens, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at the Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden, Polliwog Park on Peck Avenue just north of Manhattan Beach Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, (310) 379-4447. $10.

Saturday: Fall Festival, with plant sales and other activities, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at the San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden, El Chorro Regional Park on Highway 1 across from Cuesta College, (805) 546-3501. Free.

Saturday and Oct. 11:Orchid show and sale by South Coast Orchid Society, noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 11, at the South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula, (310) 544-1948. $5, adults; $3, seniors and students; $1, children.

Saturday and Oct. 11: Arborfest, including plant sales, vendors and kids' activities, plus the Orange County Cactus and Succulent Society show and sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, (714) 278-3404. $5.

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