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Garden shows, lectures, tours ... rhododendrons, roses, iris, other peak-of-spring blooms.

NOTHERN CALIFORNIA Suisun. May 3. Workshop on indoor plant culture, offered by Solano Community College. Place: Room 1414, the college, 1 mile north of Interstate 80 on Suisun Valley Rd. Hours: 7 to 9:30 P.M. Required preregistration 8 to 4:30 Mondays through Fridays at community service office, Room 616. Fee: $10. For further details, call (707) 864-7000, ext. 414. Concord. May 4, 5, and 6. Show and plant sale by the Orchid Society of California. Place: The Willows Shopping Center, 1975 Diamond Blvd. Hours: 1 to 9 Friday, 10 to 6 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday. Free. Cupertino. May 5 and 6. Flower show by the De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. Place: Cupertino Nursery, 10431 N. De Anza Blvd. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, 10 to 4 Sunday. Free. Fort Bragg. May 5 and 6. Show by the Noyo Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. Place: Veteran's Memorial Building, Laurel and Harrison streets. Hours: 1 to 5 Saturday, 9 to 5 Sunday. Free. Mountain View. May 5 and 6. Show by the Kusamura Bonsai Club. Place: Sangha Hall, Mountain View Buddhist Temple, 575 Stierlin Rd. Hours: noon to 9 Saturday, 10 to 4:30 Sunday. Free. Oakland. May 5 and 6. Wildflower show by the San Francisco Bay Chapter of the Native Plant Society and the Natural Sciences Guild of the Oakland Meseum. Place: Natural Sciences Gallery of the museum, 1000 Oak St. Hours: 10 to 5 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday. Free. Rohnert Park. May 5 and 6. Seventeenth annual flower show by the Rohnert Park Garden Club. Place: Burton Avenue Recreation Center, 7421 Burton Ave. Hours: 1 to 5 both days. Free. Sacramento. May 5 and 6. Annual show and sale presented by the Sacramento Cactus and Succulent Society. Place: Iva gard Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Hours: 2 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free. San Jose. May 5 and 6. Thirty-sixth annual show by the Santa Clara County Rose Society, sponsored by the Parks and Recreation Department. Place: Leininger Community Center, Kelley Park, 1300 Senter Rd. Hours: 2:30 to 7 Saturday, 9 to 4 Sunday. Free. San Mateo. May 5 and 6. Show by the San Mateo County Rose Society. Place: Security Pacific National Bank lobby, El Camino Real and Fifth Ave. Hours: 2 to 8 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free. Sutter Creek. May 5 and 6. Flower show by the Sierra Madre Garden Club of Amador County. Place: Italian Picnic Grounds, State Highway 49 and Ridge Rd. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, 9 to 5 Sunday. Fee: $2, $1 aages 11 and under. Watsonville. May 5 and 6. Garden and flower show by Gardeners of Monterey Bay Area. Place: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, on State 152. Hours: 10 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 4 Sunday. Free. Oakland. May 6. Show by the East Bay Rose Society. Place: Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Hours: 10 to 5. Free. Redwood City. May 6. Annual show by the Peninsula Rose Society, with cooperation from the Redwood City Parks and Recreation Department. Place: Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave. Hours: 1 to 5. Free. Watsonville. May 6. Annual exhibition by the Watsonville Bonsai Club. Place: Watsonville Buddhist Temple Annex, 423 Bridge St. Hours: 10 to 5. Free. Demonstration of bonsai techniques at 2 P.M. Roseville. May 9. Annual Roseville Arrangers Guild show and plant sale. Place: Floriculture Building, Placer County Fairgrounds. Hours: 11 to 4. Free. San Mateo. May 9. Annual plant exhibit by the Peninsula Succulent Club. Place: San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way. Hours: 1:30 to 4. Free. Cupertino. May 11 and 12. Show by the Cupertino Garden Club. Place: the mall at Sears, Vallco Fashion Park, Stevens Creek Blvd. and Wolfe Rd. Hours: 1 to 9 Friday, 10 to 5 Saturday. Free. San Mateo. May 12. A tour of five Peninsula gardens, sponsored by the San Mateo Arboretum Society. Hours: 11 to 4. For information on where to purchase tickets, call (415) 344-0454. For tickets by mail, send check for $8.50 by May 5 to San Mateo Arboretum Society, Box 1523, San Mateo, Calif. 94401 (include a stamped, self-addressed enveloped). Santa Rosa. May 12. Show by the Redwood Empire Rose Society. Place: Santa Rosa Plaza mall, 235 Santa Rosa Plaza, Fifth and B streets. Hours: 1 to 6. Free. Capitola. May 12 and 13. Show by the Monterey Bay Iris Society. Place: Capitola Mall, 1855 41st Ave. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, noon to 4 Sunday. Free. Carmel Valley. May 12 and 13. Annual flower show by the Carmel Valley Garden Association. Place: Tularcitos School, 35 Ford Rd. Hours: 1 to 5 Saturday, 11 to 4 Sunday. Admission is free. Tickets ($4) for a garden tour on May 13 from 11 to 4 will be sold at the show. Fairfield. May 12 and 13. Annual show by the North Bay Rose Society. Place: Solano Mall, 1350 Travis Blvd. Hours: 10 to 6 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday. Free. Oakland. May 12 and 13. Annual show by the Sydney B. Mitchell Iris Society. Place: Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Hours: 1 to 5:30 Saturday, 10 to 5:30 Sunday. Free.

Palo Alto. May 12 and 13. Exhibit by the Peninsula Bonsai Club. Place: Palo Alto Buddhist Church, 2751 Louis Rd. Hours: noon to 9 Saturday, 9:30 to 5 Sunday. Demonstration of bonsai techniques at 2 P.M. both days. Free.

Redwood city. May 12 and 13. Flower and art show sponsored by the Redwood City Parks and Recreation Department. Place: Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave. Hours: 3 to 9 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

San Francisco. May 13. Show by the Bonsai Society of San Francisco. Place: Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way. Hours: 10 to 4. Demonstration of bonsai techniques at 1:30. Free.

San Francisco. May 13. Forty-third annual show, sponsored by the San Francisco Rose Society. Place: Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, Ninth AVe. and Lincoln Way. Hours: 1 to 5. Free.

Ukiah. May 13. Annual show by the Redwood Irish Society. Place: Lake Mendocino Clubhouse, on LAke Mendocino Dr. Hours: 1 to 5. Free.

Stockton. May 18, 19, and 20. Annual show and plant sale by the Stockton Cactus and Succulent Society. Place: Sherwood Mall, 5308 Pacific Ave. Hours: sale only, noon to 9 Friday; sale and show, 10 to 6 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday. Admission is free.

Grass Valley. May 19 and 20. Annual flower show by Chicago Park Garden Club and Nevada County Flower Arrangers. Place: Nevada County Fairgrounds on McCourtney Rd. Hours: 1 to 5. Free.

Oakland. May 19 and 20. Show by the East Bay Bonsai Society. Place: Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Hours: 10 to 5. Free.

Sacramento. May 19 and 20. Show by Bonsai Sekiyu Kai. Place: Buddhist Church Hall, 2401 Riverside Blvd. Hours: noon to 6 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

Sacramento. May 19 and 20. Bonsai azalea show by Satsuki Aikokai. Place: Iva Gard Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Hours: 10 to 5. Admission to the center is free.

San Mateo. May 19 and 20. Annual show by Hillsborough Bonsai Society. Place: San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way. Hours: 11 to 5. Free. Demonstration of bonsai techniques at 2 P.M.

Walnut Creek. May 19 and 20. Flower show by Heather Farm Garden Center Association. Place: 1540 Marchbanks Dr. Hours: 10 to 4 both days. Free.

Napa. May 20. Show and plant sale by the Napa Valley Bonsai Club. Place: Napa County Fairgrounds, 575 Third st. Hours: noon to 6. Admission is free.

San Francisco. May 20. Lecture on rock gardens adn scree, cosponsored by the Western Chapter of the American Rock Garden Society and the Strybing Arboretum Society. Place: Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way. Hours: book and plant sale, 7 P.M.; lecture, 7:30 P.M. Free.

Weott. May 20. Thirty-third annual flower show by the Southern Humboldt Garden Club. Place: Agnes J. Johnson Elementary School. Hours: 2 to 6. Free.

San Franciso. May 24. Lecture on flora of Australia, cosponsored by the California Horticultural Society and the Strybing Arboretum Society. Place: Hall of Flowers, Golden Gate PArk (for address and time, see May 20 listing.) Fee: members free, nonmembers $1.

San Francisco. May 26. Exhibit of flower arrangements by the Northern California Chapter of the Ohara Ikebana School. Place: Sakura Room of the Miyako Hotel in Japantown. Hours: 10 to 6. Free.

Georgetown. May 26 and 27. Flower show by the Divide Garden Club. Place: IOOF Hall. Hours: 12:30 to 6 Saturday, 11 to 5 Sunday. Free.

Palo Alto. May 26 and 27. Bonsai Satsuki exhibit by the Hokka Satsuki Aiko Kai. Place: Palo Alto Buddhist Church, 2751 Louis Rd. Hours: noon to 5:30 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free. Demonstration of bonsai techniques at 2 P.M. Sunday.

Sacramento. May 26 and 27. Annual show and plant sale by the Sacramento Geranium Club. Place: Iva Gard Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Hours: 2 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

San Mateo. May 26 and 27. Annual show and plant sale by the Suburban African Violet Friends. Place: San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way. Hours: 2 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 4:30 Sunday. Free. NEVADA

Reno. May 19. Annual flower show by the Reno-Sparks Executive Board of Garden Clubs. Place: Washoe County Agricultural Extension Bldg., 1004 E. Ninth St. Hours: 1 to 8. Free.
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