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In northern California, Colorado, Utah ... dozens of May garden shows, sales, tours, festivals.

In northern California, Colorado, Utah . . . dozens of May garden shows, sales, tours, festivals

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Pinole. May 1. Exhibit and plant sale bythe Pinole African Violet Society. Place: Tara Hills Alliance Church, 2800 Tara Hills Dr. Hours: 10 to 3. Free.

Palo Alto. May 1 and 2. Tour of sevenprivate gardens, sponsored by the Elizabeth F. Gamble Foundation. Hours: 10 to 3. Tickets ($10) may be purchased the day of the tour at the Gamble Gardens, 1431 Waverley St. For advance ticket information and necessary box lunch reservation ($12), call (415) 328-1930.

San Francisco. May 1 and 2. The 20thannual plant sale by the Strybing Arboretum Society. Place: San Francisco County Fair Building (former Hall of Flowers), Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way. For details, see page 262.

Danville. May 1, 2, and 3. Show and plantsale by the Orchid Society of California. Place: Danville Livery and Mercantile, Sycamore Valley Rd. W. and San Ramon Valley Blvd. Hours: noon to 5 Friday and Sunday, 10 to 5 Saturday. Free.

Lafayette. May 2. Plant sale by the LafayetteGarden Club. Place: Masonic Temple, 925 Moraga Rd. Hours: 9 to 3.

Redding. May 2. Show by the ReddingBonsai Club. Place: Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1900 Hilltop Dr. Hours: 10 to 4:30. Free.

Rohnert Park. May 2. Flower show by theRohnert Park Garden Club. Place: Burton Avenue Recreation Center, 7421 Burton Ave. Hours: 1 to 4. Free.

San Rafael. May 2. The 17th annual plantsale by the Marin Orchid Society. Place: in front of Longs Drug Store, Northgate Shopping Center, 442 Las Gallinas Ave. Hours: 9 to 4.

Santa Rosa. May 2. Show by the RedwoodEmpire Rose Society. Place: Santa Rosa Plaza, Fourth and B streets. Hours: 1 to 5:30. Free.

Morgan Hill. May 2 and 3. Annual flowershow by the Morgan Hill Flower Lover's Club. Place: Friendly Inn, 17666 Crest Ave. Hours: 1 to 5 Saturday, 10 to 4 Sunday. Free.

Mountain View. May 2 and 3. Show andsale by the Kusamura Bonsai Club. Place: Sangha Hall, Mountain View Buddhist Temple, 575 Stierlin Rd. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, 10 to 4 Sunday. Free.

Sacramento. May 2 and 3. The 27th annualshow and plant sale by the Sacramento Cactus and Succulent Society. Place: Sacramento Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Hours: 2 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

San Mateo. May 2 and 3. Spring show bythe San Mateo County Rose Society. Place: Security Pacific National Bank, El Camino Real and Fifth Ave. Hours: 2 to 7 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

Sutter Creek. May 2 and 3. Flower showand plant sale by the Sierra Madre Garden Club. Place: Italian Picnic Grounds, State Highway 49 and Ridge Rd. Hours: noon to 6 Saturday, 9 to 5 Sunday. Donation: $2 for ages 14 and over.

Carmel Valley. May 3. Tour of seven privategardens and wine tasting at Chateau Julien Winery, sponsored by the Carmel Valley Garden Association. Hours: 11 to 5. Tickets ($5) may be purchased the day of the tour at the winery, 8940 Carmel Valley Rd. For advance ticket information, call (408) 659-4297.

Oakland. May 3. Annual show and plantsale by the East Bay Rose Society. Place: Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Hours: 10 to 5. Free.

Redwood City. May 3. Annual show bythe Peninsula Rose Society. Place: Community Activities Building, 1400 Roosevelt Ave. Hours: 1 to 5. Free.

Watsonville. May 3. Exhibition by theWatsonville Bonsai Club. Place: Buddhist Temple Annex, 423 Bridge St. Hours: 10 to 5. Free.

Ross. May 5. Flower arrangement showby the Bay Area Arrangers Guild. Place: Marin Art and Garden Center, 30 Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Hours: noon to 4. Donations accepted. For details, call (415) 382-0650.

Suisun City. May 6. Spring plant sale bythe Solano Community College Horticulture Club. Place: Student Center building on campus, 4000 Suisun Valley Rd. Hours: 9 to 9.

Kentfield. May 7, 8, 9, and 10. The MarinGarden Show, sponsored by The Branson School and Marin Symphony Orchestra. Place: the former William Kent estate, 200 Woodland Rd. Hours: 10 to 4. Admission: $5, $3 seniors, free ages under 10. For details, call (415) 453-2338.

Aptos. May 8, 9, 10, and 11. Annual plantsale by Cabrillo College Horticulture Club. Place: Cabrillo College Amphitheater, 6500 Soquel Dr. Hours: 9 to 5.

Concord. May 9. Show, clinic, and plantsale by the Diablo Bonsai Club. Place: Willows Shopping Center, Diamond Blvd. (take Willow Pass Rd. exit from Interstate 680). Hours: show and sale from 10 to 4, clinic from noon to 3. Free.

Novato. May 9. Plant sale by the NovatoGarden Club. Place: The Square shopping center, Novato Blvd. and Wilson Ave. Hours: 9 to 4.

Placerville. May 9. Annual tour of privaterose gardens and old rose sites in the Mother Lode. Hours: 8:30 to 4:30. Free. For details, call (916) 626-5840.

Berkeley. May 9 and 10. Spring plant saleby Friends of the Botanical Garden. Place: UC Botanical Garden, Centennial Dr. Hours: noon to 2 Saturday, 9 to 2 Sunday.

Capitola. May 9 and 10. Show and plantsale by the Monterey Bay Iris Society. Place: Capitola Mall, 1855 41st Ave. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, noon to 4 Sunday. Free.

Fairfield. May 9 and 10. Annual show bythe North Bay Rose Society. Place: Solano Mall, 1350 Travis Blvd. Hours: noon to 6 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday. Free.

Palo Alto. May 9 and 10. Exhibit andplant sale by the Peninsula Bonsai Club. Place: Palo Alto Buddhist Church, 2751 Louis Rd. Hours: noon to 7 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Donations accepted.

San Jose. May 9 and 10. Show and sale bythe Cactus and Succulent Society of San Jose. Place: Westgate Mall, 1600 Saratoga Ave. Hours: 11 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

Santa Rosa. May 9 and 10. Show andplant sale by the Sonoma County Orchid Society. Place: Coddingtown Center mall, U.S. 101 and Steele Lane. Hours: 10 to 6 Saturday, 11 to 6 Sunday. Free.

Sacramento. May 10. Tour of three Japanesegardens, by Sacramento Chapter, Ikebana International. Hours: 1 to 4. For tickets ($5), send a check and stamped, self-addressed envelope to Ikebana International, 4711 Anne Way, Carmichael 95608. For details, call (916) 489-6543.

San Francisco. May 10. Annual show bythe San Francisco Rose Society. Place: County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way. Hours: 1 to 6. Free.

Ukiah. May 10. Show by the RedwoodIris Society. Place: Yokayo School, 790 S. Dora St. Hours: 1 to 5. Free.

Roseville. May 13. Flower show, tea, andplant sale by the Roseville Arrangers Guild. Place: Floriculture Building, Placer County Fairgrounds, 800 All America Blvd. Hours: 11 to 4. Free.

San Mateo. May 13. Exhibit by the PeninsulaSucculent Club. Place: San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way. Hours: noon to 3. Free.

Santa Cruz. May 16. The Spring Festivalof Plants, by the Arboretum Associates of UC Santa Cruz, includes demonstrations, talks, tours, and a plant sale. Park in the Barn Theatre parking lot, Bay and High streets, then take shuttle bus to the arboretum. Hours: 11 to 4. Free.

Citrus Heights. May 16 and 17. Annualrose show at Fountain Square, 7115 Greenback Lane. Hours: noon to 6 Saturday, 9 to 4:30 Sunday. Free.

Concord. May 16 and 17. Exhibit by theShikishima Bonsai Club. Place: Japanese American Cultural Center, 3165 Treat Blvd. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, 11 to 4 Sunday. Free.

Grass Valley. May 16 and 17. Flowershow, tea, and plant sale by the Chicago Park Garden Club and the Nevada County Flower Arrangers. Place: Nevada County Fairgrounds, McCourtney Rd. Hours: 11 to 4. Free.

Sacramento. May 16 and 17. Tour of fiveprivate gardens, tea, and garden boutique sponsored by St. Michael's Episcopal Church and Day School. Hours: noon to 4. Ticket price ($10) includes tea and shuttle bus between gardens. For ticket information, call (916) 488-3550.

San Mateo. May 16 and 17. Annual exhibitby the Hillsborough Bonsai Society. Place: San Mateo Garden Center, 605 Parkside Way. Hours: 11 to 5. Free.

El Cerrito. May 17. Display of old rosesand sale of plants and memorabilia by Heritage Roses. Place: Community Center, Moeser Lane and Ashbury Ave. Hours: 11 to 5. Free.

Napa. May 17. Show by the Napa ValleyBonsai Club. Place: Town and Country Fairgrounds, 575 Third St. Free.

Weott. May 17. Annual flower show andplant sale by the Southern Humboldt Garden Club. Place: Agnes J. Johnson School, Park St. Hours: 2 to 6. Free.

Georgetown. May 23 and 24. Annualflower show and wildflower exhibit by the Divide Garden Club. Place: I.O.O.F. Hall, Main St. Hours: 1 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free.

Palo Alto. May 23 and 24. Bonsai azaleaexhibit and plant sale by the Northern California Satsuki Aikokai. Place: Palo Alto Buddhist Church, 2751 Louis Rd. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Donations accepted.

COLORADO

Denver. May 8 and 9. The 38th annualPlant and Used Book Sale at the Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York St. Hours: 9:30 to 5:30. Admission free during sale.

Denver. May 30 and 31. Show and sale byRegion 20 of the American Iris Society. Place: John C. Mitchell II Hall, Denver Botanic Gardens, 1005 York St. Hours: 1 to 4:45 Saturday, 10 to 4:45 Sunday. Gardens admission: $4, $2 for seniors and ages 6 through 15.

UTAH

Salt Lake City. May events at the UtahAssociated Garden Club Center, Sugar House Park, 1602 E. 2100 South St.

May 2 and 3: flower arrangement show bythe Artistic Designers. Hours: 1 to 6 Saturday, 11 to 6 Sunday. Free.

May 9 and 10: show and plant sale by theUtah African Violet Society. Hours: 1 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 6 Sunday. Free.

May 16: plant sale by the BeehiveChrysanthemum Society. Hours: 9 to 2.

May 16: show of early iris varieties by theUtah Iris Society. Hours: 1 to 6. Free.

May 30 and 31: show of tall bearded iris bythe Utah Iris Society. Hours: 1 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 6 Sunday. Free.

Salt Lake City. May 16. Annual PlantSale and Green Spree by the State Arboretum of Utah. Place: the lawn of the Arboretum Center, Building 436, University of Utah. Hours: 9 to 3.
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