NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Hayward. September 1 and 2.
International koishow by the Zen Nippon Airinkai. Place: Western Garden Nursery, 28191Hesperian Blvd. Hours: noon to 5 Saturday, 10 to 3 Sunday. Free. Dublin, Fremont, Oakland. Free Saturday plant clinics with mastergardeners, sponsored by Oakland Public Library, Alameda County libraySystem, and Alameda County Cooperative Extension, University ofCalifornia. Hours: 10 to 2.
Bring sick plants and culture problems. September 1. Dimond branch of the Oakland public Library, 3565Fruitvale Ave. September 8. Fremont Library, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway. September 15.
Dublin Library, 7606 Amador Valley Blvd. Gualala. September 2. Annual sale by the Dorothy King YoungChapter of the California Native Plant Society. Place: CommunityCenter. Hours: noon to 4. Sacremento. September 6 through November 8.
Ten-week Thursdayevening course in organic gardening, offered by American River College,4700 College Oak Dr., Room 415. Hours: 7 to 9. Fee: $25. For details,call (916) 484-8643).
Oakland. September 8 and 9. Show of cut bloomsand arrangements by the East Bay Dahlia Society. Place: Lakeside ParkGarden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave. Hours: 1:30 to 5 Saturday, 10 to 4Sunday. Free. San Bruno.
September 8 and 9. Show and plant sale by the Cactusand Succulent Society of California. Place: Tanforan Park ShoppingCenter, 1150 El Camino Real. Hours: 10 to 5:30 Saturday, noon to 5Sunday.
Admission is free. San Jose. September 8 and 9. Show and plant sale by the SantaClara Valley Branch of the American Begonia Society. place: WestgateMall, 1600 Saratoga Ave. Hours: 10 to 6 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday.Admission is free.
San Francisco. September 8 and 22. Mini-sale of plants by theStrybing Arboretum Socety. place: Helen Crocker Russell Librarycourtyard in the arboretum, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and LincolnWay. Hours: 10 to 1. San Francisco. September 8 and 22.
Docent-led theme walks offeredby the Strybing Arboretum Society. September theme: garden scents,fragrant plants. Place: the arboretum, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. andLincoln Way.
Meet at the kiosk inside the main gate. Hours: 1 to about2:30. Free.
San Jose. September 15. Tomato tasting offered by the UCCooperative Extension Master Gardener Program. Place: San JoseDeciduous Fruit Station, 125 N. Winchester Blvd. Hours: 10 to noon.Admission: free.
Crescent City. September 15 and 16. Annual show and plant sale bythe Crescent City Branch of the American Fuchsia Society. Place: DelNorte County Fairgrounds, U.
S. Highway 101 N. Hours: 9 to 4. Admissionis free. Eureka. September 15 and 16. Annual fall flower show by theHumboldt District of California Garden Clubs. Place: Eureka Mall, 800W.
Harris St. Hours: 10 to 6 Saturday, 10 to 4 Sunday. Free. San Mateo. September 15 and 16. Annual bonsai exhibit by the SanMateo Bonsai Club of the San Mateo Gardeners’ Association. Place:Central Park Recreation Center, 50 E.
Fifth Ave. near El Camino Real.Hours: noon to 8 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free. San Francisco.
September 15; repeated September 22. Fall bulbclass offered by Potrero Gardens, 1201 17th St. Hours: 10 to noon.Free. For information and reservations, call (415) 861-8220. Davis.
September 16. Plant sale sponsored by The Friends of theDavis arboretum. Place: UC Davis Arboretum headquarters on LaRue Rd.across from parking lot 46. Hours: 8 to 2. Montery. September 16.
Bonsai exhibits and demonstrations by theSatsuma Bonsai Club. Place: Monterey Buddhist Temple, 1155 Noche BuenaSt. Hours: 11 to 5. Show features Monterey cypress, Monterey pine, andCalifornia oaks.
Free. San Francisco. September 18. Lecture on small garden designsponsored by the Strybing Arboretum Society.
Place: Hall of Flowers,Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way. Time: book and plant saleat 9:30 A.M., lecture at 10. Fee $3 members, $4.
50 nonmembers, $1students and over age 64. Pacifica. September 22. Show and plant sale by the Pacific Branchof the American Fuchsia Society. place: Good Shepherd Church ParishHall, 901 Oceana Blvd. Hours: 10 to 4.
Admission is free. San Francisco. September 25.
Lecture on small trees and shrubssponsored by the Strybing Arboretum Society. Place: Hall of Flowers,Golden Gate Park, Ninth Ave. and Lincoln Way.
Time: book and plant saleat 9:30 A.M., lecture at 10. Fee: $3 members, $4.50 nonmembers, $1students and over age 64. Walnut Creek. September 29.
Plant sale by the Heather Farm GardenCenter Association. Place: Lath House of the Heather Farm GardenCenter, 1540 Marchbanks Dr. Hours: 9 to 4. Palo Alto.
September 29 and 30. Exhibit by the Akebono BonsaiClub. Place: Palo Alto Buddhist Temple, 2751 Middlefield Rd. Hours:noon to 9 Saturday, 10 to 5 Sunday. Free. San Bruno.
September 29 and 30. Annual orchid plant sale by thePeninsula Orchid Society. place: Tanforan Park Shoppinb CenteR, 1150 ElCamino Real. Hours: 10 to 5:30 Saturday, noon to 5 Sunday. Aptos. September 30. Annual sale of native plants by the SantaCruz Chapter of the California Native Plant Society.
Place: The Barn,Deer park Shopping Center, at the Rio del Mar exit from State Highway 1.Hours: 12:30 to 3:30. COLORADO Denver. September 5 through 16. Festival of flowers to celebratethe 25th anniversary of the Denver Botanic Gardens. For details, seepage 182.
Denver. September 15 and 16. Show and plant sale by the DenverDahlia Society. Place: Morrison Horticultural Demonstration Center,2320 E. 11th Ave.
, across from Denver Botanic Gardens entrance. Hours: 1to 4:30 Saturday, 9 to 4:30 Sunday. Admission is free. NEVADA Reno. September 8 and 9.
Reno Rose Society show at the NevadaState Fair (September 5 through 9). Place: fairgrounds, 1530 N. WellsAve. Hours: 10 to midnight Saturday, 10 to 10 Sunday. Admission to thefair: $4, $2 ages 6 through 12 and over 61. Show is open to exhibitorsfrom northern California and Nevada. UTAH Salt Lake City.
September 15. Show by the Rose Ramblers Club.Place: Utah Associated Garden Club Center, Sugar House Park, 1602 E.2100 South St.
Hours: 1 to 5. Free. Salt Lake City. September 19. Tree walk and talk with Dr.
ShermThomson, Utah State University Extension pathologist. Subject: solvingtree disease problems. Meet in front of the Natural History Museum,University of Utah, at 7 P.M.
for the 2-hour event. Free. Salt Lake City. September 20. Shortened version of the September19 event–a brown bag tour from noon to 1 P.
M. Meet at the museum asabove. Free.