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February garden shows, sales, demonstrations, symposiums.

February garden shows, sales, demonstrations, symposiums

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

San Francisco. February activities sponsored by the Strybing Arboretum Society, in Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way.

February 4: lecture by author Rosemary Verey on her English garden. Place: Recreation Room, County Fair Building. Time: 7:30 P.M. Admission: $2.

February 9: lecture on gardening books, by Barbara Worl. Place: Recreation Room, County Fair Building. Hours: 10 to noon. Admission: $4.50, $1 seniors.

February 10 through April 6: "The Garden in the Eighties,' a series of five Wednesday evening lectures by prominent design professionals. Place: Auditorium, County Fair Building. Time: 7:30. Admission: $10 per lecture, $6 for seniors. For details, call (415) 661-0668.

February 13: rare plant sale. Place: the arboretum's nursery. Hours: 10 to 1.

February 13 and 27: docent-led walks in Strybing Arboretum. Theme: magnolias. Meet at the Strybing Store, inside the main gate. Hours: 1:30 to about 3. Free.

February 16: lecture on edible landscaping, by author Robert Kourik. Place: Recreation Room, County Fair Building. Hours: 10 to noon. Admission: $4.50, $1 seniors.

February 23: lecture on poisonous plants and their medicinal role, by Glenn Keator. Place: Recreation Room, County Fair Building. Hours: 10 to noon. Admission: $4.50, $1 seniors.

Walnut Creek. February classes at Heather Farm Garden Center, 1540 March-banks Dr. For details and required preregistration, call (415) 947-1678 between 9 and 1 weekdays.

February 16: creating a Victorian wreath with dried flowers and herbs. Hours: 9:30 to noon. Fee: $8.

February 18 through March 10: Thursday morning intermediate flower arranging. Hours: 9 to 12:30. Fee: $50 (includes supplies).

February 23: selection, planting techniques, and maintenance of perennials. Hours: 7 to 9 P.M. Fee: $8.

Napa. February 13. Grafting and budding seminar, sponsored by the Franz Valley Experimental Gardens. Place: Clarion Inn, 3425 Solano Ave. Hours: 9 to 4. Fee: $30. To register, call (707) 525-1771.

San Francisco. February 13. Fuchsia pruning demonstration by the San Francisco Branch of the American Fuchsia Soceity. Place: Demonstration Garden in Strybing Arboretum, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way. Time: 10 A.M. Free. If it rains, demonstration will be postponed until February 20.

Sacramento. February 19, 20, and 21. Sacramento Home and Garden Show. Place: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd. Hours: 1 to 9 Friday, 10 to 9 Saturday, 10 to 8 Sunday. Admission: $2.

Los Altos. February 20. Fuchsia pruning demonstration by the Santa Clara Valley Branch of the American Fuchsia Society. Place: Los Altos Supply and Garden Center, 4730 El Camino Real. Hours: 10 to 2. Bring one plant for pruning. Free.

Santa Rosa. February 20, repeated February 21. Grafting and budding seminar, sponsored by Franz Valley Experimental Gardens. Place: El Rancho--Tropicana, 2200 Santa Rosa Ave. Hours: 9 to 4. Fee: $30. To register, call (707) 525-1771.

Sunnyvale. February 27. Fuchsia pruning demonstration by the Santa Clara Valley Branch of the American Fuchsia Society. Place: Sunnyvale Nursery, 1485 Sunnyvale-Saratoga Rd. Hours: 10 to 2. Bring one plant for pruning or repotting. Free.

COLORADO

Denver. February 5 and 6. "Landscaping with Wildflowers and Native Plants,' a symposium sponsored by Denver Botanic Gardens and the National Wildflower Research Center. Place: Brown Palace Hotel, 321 17th St. Hours: 1 to 5 Friday, 9 to 5 Saturday. Fee: $75. For information, call (303) 331-4000.

Denver. February 5 through 14. Twenty-ninth annual Colorado Garden and Home Show. Place: Currigan Hall, 14th and Champa streets. Hours: 6 to 10 P.M. opening day, then noon to 10 daily except noon to 6 Sundays. Admission: $4.50, $3.50 seniors, $2 for ages 6 through 12.

UTAH

Salt Lake City. February 25 through 28. Spring Home and Garden Show, sponsored by The Salt Lake Tribune. Place: Salt Palace Center, 100 S. West Temple. Hours: 2 to 9:30 Thursday, 10 to 9:30 Friday, noon to 9:30 Saturday, and noon to 7:30 Sunday. Free.

Photo: Tray contains six flowers of "Elegans (Chandler)' variety, an entry at one California show. Camellia shows are listed on page 188
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