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June 3-4
Spring Plant Sale at the Fullerton Arboretum, 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, features more than 100 California native and ornamental plants grown at the arboretum, along with pots of herbs. The sale is limited to arboretum members and Titan Club cardholders on June 3 from 2 to 5 p.m. The sale on June 4 is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Members get a 10% discount on all plant purchases. fullertonarboretum.org

June 4
Plumeria A-Z, a hands-on workshop about plumeria care, seeds, genetics, grafting and common problems, taught by Diana Donnellan from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Participants should arrive by 9:30 a.m. Tickets are $40 ($30 for members). arboretum.org

Wildfire Resilience, a free, daylong event of classes and information at the Theodore Payne Foundation, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley, includes a talk by botanist Terry Huang about the botany of fire and how wildfire affects native plants, and a Wildlife Community Preparedness class taught by Kat High, a native Californian of Hupa descent, a native plant gardener in Topanga Canyon and a participant in the Topanga Coalition for Emergency Preparedness Neighborhood Network for Zone 7. A wildfire literature, discussion and activity table will be available at noon. eventbrite.com

June 4-5
The Southern California Hemerocallis & Amaryllis Society Daylily Show & Plant Sale from 9 a.m,. to 4 p.m., both days at Ayres Hall in the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Daylily bulbs will be available for purchase. Admission is free with $15 entry to the gardens ($11 seniors age 62+ and students with ID, $5 children 5 to12, free to members and children 4 and younger.) arboretum.org

June 5
Windsor Square-Hancock Park Historical Society Garden Tour includes five gardens in the historic neighborhoods of Windsor Square, Hancock Park and Brookside, including drought-tolerant plantings and a home and backyard built over the Brookside Stream. The tour includes refreshments, a plant sale and a silent auction for items from local homes. Tickets are $50 ($40 for historical society members) and can be purchased the day of the event, at 166 S. Plymouth Blvd., Windsor Square, or online. windsorsquarehancockpark.com

June 9
California Native Container Plants, a class about how to grow native plants in pots taught by Theodore Payne Foundation nursery sales manager Flora Ito, from 9 to 10 a.m. at the nursery, 10459 Tuxford St., Sun Valley. The class is $25 ($20 for members). Register online. eventbrite.com

June 11
Creating Living Soil is a class taught by Michael Wittman of Blue Sky Biochar about how to create and maintain a living soil by using biochar, a type of charcoal made from bamboo that provides a structure for accelerating microbial activity in your soil. The class is from 11 a.m. to noon at Fig Earth Supply, 3577 N. Figueroa St., Mt. Washington. Register online, $8 (with processing fees). figearthsupply.com

June 11-12
Los Angeles International Fern Society Fern and Exotic Plant Show & Sale, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. Free workshops and talks each day, including basic fern care at 11 a.m. on June 11 and 1:30 p.m. on June 12, and mounting staghorn ferns at 1:30 p.m. on June 11 and 11 a.m. on June 12. The plant sale will include many varieties of ferns, begonias, carnivorous plants, bromeliads, orchids and other exotic plants, as well as growing supplies. Admission is free with $15 entry to the gardens ($11 seniors age 62+ and students with ID, $5 children 5 to 12, free to members and children 4 and younger). laifs.org

June 9-12
Tonalism (in Space) at Descanso Gardens, a four-day quadraphonic sound exploration by dublab that features meditative music and sound baths in different sections of the garden from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 9-10, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 11-12, at 1418 Descanso Drive, La Cañada Flintridge. Admission is free with $15 entry to the gardens ($11 seniors 65+ and students with ID, $5 children 5 to 12, free for members and children under 5). A special Tonalism: Night event on June 11 features ambient music inspired by La Monte Young’s “Dream House,” as well as the work of Terry Riley, John Cage and Yoko Ono, from 6 p.m.. to 1 a.m. Tickets are $25 ($20 for members) and can be purchased online. descansogardens.org

June 12
Theodore Payne Foundation’s Pollination Party, 1 to 5 p.m. at Eagle Rock Brewery, 3056 Roswell St., Suite A, in Glassell Park, will feature the third run of Local Source beer, a lager infused with black sage, woolly bluecurls and California bay laurel, along with native-plant-flavored pizza by a Quarantine Pizza pop-up and ice cream by a Sad Girl Creamery pop-up. Theodore Payne will be selling pollinator-friendly native plants at the event, including narrow- leaf milkweed, as well as other merchandise. Admission is free. eventbrite.com

June 18
Organic pest control for your garden, a class taught by Conor Fitzpatrick, owner of Fig Earth Supply nursery, about how to identify, control and prevent pests in your organic vegetable garden, from 11 a.m. to noon at Fig Earth Supply, 3577 N. Figueroa St., Mount Washington. Register online, $8 (with processing fees). figearthsupply.com

Sunrise Monarch Count Training, a free training session with Richard Rachman, the Los Angeles County volunteer coordinator for the western monarch count around Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day in cooperation with the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Research. Rachman is conducting a mock training at 6 a.m. at Tongva Park, 1615 Ocean Ave., Santa Monica, to mimic the actual time volunteers will be expected to turn out to count the endangered monarch butterflies at their overwintering sites during the late fall and winter. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars and a cellphone, and will be trained on protocols, general ideas and tips for monitoring migratory monarchs to prepare for a coming season. Register online. eventbrite.com

June 18-19
Culver City Garden Club 68th Show & Sale includes morning and afternoon workshops, vendors selling garden items, a judged exhibition of homegrown plants in more than 100 categories from flowers to vegetables and a plant sale by club members at the Culver City Teen Center, 4153 Overland Ave., near Culver Boulevard and the swimming pool, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 18, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on June 19. Admission is free. culvercitygardenclub.org

June 21
Summer evening stroll through the Fullerton Arboretum, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 1900 Associated Road, Fullerton, features free refreshments and live music by students from the California State University, Fullerton School of Music. Members enter free with advance reservations; nonmembers can buy $10 tickets at the gate. fullertonarboretum.org

June 22-24
Music in the Gardens @ Descanso Gardens, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. and 1 to 1:45 p.m. each day, featuring performances by Le Ballet Dembaya, a West African drum and dance ensemble on June 22, Tres Souls, a bolero-style trio reliving the songs of the 1940s-1960s golden era of Mexican cinema on June 23, and Quarteto Nuevo, a musical ensemble that merges Western, classical, Eastern European folk, Latin and jazz, on June 24. Admission is free with $15 entry to the gardens ($11 seniors 65+ and students with ID, $5 children 5 to 12, free for members and children under 5). descansogardens.org

June 25
Summer Camp for Adults: Bawdy Botany from noon to 4 p.m. at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. “Come discover the fascinating botany of love and lust,” according to the website, such as the botanical origins of the birth control pill, plants considered aphrodisiacs throughout history and the bizarre secrets of ficus sex. Participants must be 21 to register. The class is $49. arboretum.org

June 27
South Coast Orchid Society of Long Beach’s monthly meeting features guest speaker Carol Beule, costume designer, orchid grower and judge, at 7 p.m. at the Whaley Park Community Center, 5620 E. Atherton St., Long Beach. southcoastorchidsociety.com

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