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Jan. 13-15

Classes

Indoor plants

SAT General care tips and re-blooming of indoor plants, 11 a.m. Saturday, Sky Nursery, 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-546-4851 or www.skynursery.com)

Botanical illustrations

SAT Illustrator and designer Maggie Brunger offers a class, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Swanson’s Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; $20 (preregister with instructor, 206-784- 7222 and www.swansonsnursery.com).

Landscape Design 101

SAT Landscape designer and instructor Don Marshall explores planning basics for spring projects and renovations, 10 a.m. Saturday, Molbak’s, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; free (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com).

Orchids

SAT Tips for selection and care, 1 p.m. Saturday, 13625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; free (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com).

Perennials

SUN Perennial expert Karen Chapman share tips on planting, selection and soil preparation, 1 p.m. Sunday, 3625 N.E. 175th St., Woodinville; free (425-483-5000 or www.molbaks.com).

Meetings

Seattle Tree Fruit Society

SAT Discussion and demonstration of winter pruning, cutting of scions, 9:30 a.m., Environmental Learning Center at Carkeek Park, 950 Carkeek Park Road N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-7352).

Plan Ahead

“Love at First Sight”

FEB. 7 Arboretum Foundation presents the annual Northwest Flower & Garden Show Preview Gala, benefiting the Washington Park Arboretum. Event includes a buffet dinner, silent auction and first viewing of the show’s gardens. 5-9 p.m. Feb. 7, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $100-$500 (tickets: 206-325-4510 or www.arboretumfoundation.org).

Northwest Flower & Garden Show

FEB. 8-12 Annual show is the third largest in North America, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 8-11, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 12, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle; $3-$19 (206-789-5333 or http://gardenshownw.com).

Garden calendar items can be faxed, 206-464-2239; mailed to Garden Calendar, Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111; or e-mailed to gardencalendar@seattletimes.com. Deadline is three weeks publication.