“Ask A Master Gardener”: May 30, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, 1801 Yorkmont Road located in the Greenery Shed. Mecklenburg Extension Master Gardeners provide expert, research-based answers www.mastergardenersmecklenburg.org Horticulture Help desk: 704-336-4011
“First Tuesday in the Garden Identifying Plants”: June 2, noon to 1 p.m., Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 South New Hope Road, Belmont features Director of Horticulture, Peter Grimaldi with methodology for tree and shrub identification a first step to good design, proper maintenance and overall success in the garden. First Tuesday presentations are free with general Garden admission. Admission for Garden members is free; adults, $12.95; seniors 60+, $11.95; and children 2-12, $6.95. Guests are encouraged to bring lunch while enjoying the presentation in the Visitor Pavilion. www.dsbg.org/events/garden-events/public-garden-events/ 704-825-4490.
“Camp Wing Haven for Rising 1st Graders”: June 15 - 18, 9 a.m. - 12 noon, Children's Garden, Wing Haven Foundation, 260 Ridgewood Ave. Participation is limited, advance register early. Explore the wonders of Wing Haven through stories and hands-on activities. Campers will experience the garden critters, including our newest addition of young chickens, get their hands dirty, plant vegetables and flowers in the children's garden, and more! Member Camper Fee: $95; non-member: $125. http://www.winghavengardens.com/ChildActivities.asp.