Among the items on our (increasingly busy) spring garden calendars: a New York plant pop-up, a California succulents sale, and a festival dedicated to trilliums. Here’s a glimpse.
- What’s your favorite detail in this spring kitchen? Tell us before May 31 for a chance to win $20,000 from Remodelista, plus $5,000 to use toward tile from Fireclay Tile.
- The latest garden trend? Growing tomatoes in bales of straw.
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- And, gene sequencing for the garden rose (can more fragrant flowers be far behind)?
- Today in Brooklyn, Picture Room hosts a neighborhood walk to “investigate the medicinal and patterning properties of some of the plants surrounding the shop,” 4 to 7 p.m. More info here.
- New Yorkers: Rejuvenation is hosting a plant pop-up with Tula House next Friday and Saturday, May 11 and 12, with the Tulita Truck parked out front and free workshops on Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 12 p.m. Get more info and RSVP for the workshops here.
- Opening this week at Casa Perfect in LA: a collaboration between a ceramist and a bonsai artist.
- And, mark your calendar for a (free) Sexy Succulent Sale at the Falkirk Cultural Center in San Rafael, California, next Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to noon.
- And, from May 6 to 12 at Garden in the Woods in Framingham, Massachusetts: This year’s Trillium Week, including guided tours, workshops, and plant sales.
- Plus, Michelle on why she’s a recovering minimalist—and embracing having things again—over on the Wall Street Journal.
And elsewhere, on Remodelista and The Organized Home:
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