Tomorrow and Sunday,

May 31

Herb Festival Talks by guest speakers, food samples, demonstrations, herb, perennial, kitchen and display gardens; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. tomorrow, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free; refreshments, lunches for sale. Triple Oaks Nursery, 2359 Delsea Dr., Franklinville; 856-694-4272, tripleoaks@aol.com.

Monday, June 1

Becoming a Master Gardener Session on the training and role of a Master Gardener; 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Penn State Cooperative Extension, Chester County, sponsors. Free. Chester County Public Library, 450 Exton Square Pkwy., Exton. Information: 610-696-3500.

Thursday, June 4

Vanished Gardens Author Sharon White gives illustrated talk and signs her book of the same name; 7:30 p.m. Free; pre-registration requested: gchamberlin@ccls.org, 610-688-7092. Tredyffrin Public Library, 582 Upper Gulph Rd., Strafford, www.tredyffrinlibraries.org.

Up ahead

Garden tea and tour of five Washington Township gardens from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6, plus talks and a demonstration, sponsored by Washington Township Volunteer Women's Organization. Fee: $10. Tickets: 856-582-0714. Information: 856-228-3939, 856-582-6166.

Garden fair and tour of eight gardens in Wenonah, plus potted perennial swap ($3 each; $5 to purchase with no swap), vendors, tea party, plant sale on June 6. Event begins at 10 a.m. at Wenonah Park, Mantua Ave., Wenonah; tour runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fee: $10 in advance at Wenonah Greenhouses or day-of at the park. Information: 856-308-4322.

House and garden tour of Drumthwacket, the governor of New Jersey's mansion, from 1 to 4 p.m. June 7, at 354 Stockton St. (Rte. 206), Princeton. Fee: $5; reservations required: www.drumthwacket.org, 609-683-0057.

Pollinators ... Sex in the Garden Program on pollinators and how to attract them with Delaware County Master Gardeners at 10 a.m. June 13 at Smedley Park, Environmental Center, 20 Paper Mill Rd., Springfield; 610-690-2655, http://delaware.extension.psu.edu. Fee: $10; pre-registration required.

Garden tour and tea, self-guided driving tour of gardens in the Woodbury area, plus tea, sponsored by the Greater Woodbury Garden Club, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 13. Fee: $15 day of tour, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., outside Christ Episcopal Church Parish House, Delaware and New Streets; $13 advance: 856-251-2774, 856-848-8634.

Garden tour, self-guided walking tour of nine private Narberth-area gardens, on June 14 from 12:30 to 4 p.m. ending with a reception and special plant sale; benefits Narberth Community Library. Some gardens not handicap accessible. Fee: $22 day of tour; $18 advance: 610-664-2878, http://nar.mclinc.org. Tour begins and ends at Narberth Library, 80 Winsor Ave., Narberth.

Attracting beneficial creatures to your garden, topic by Mike McGrath of WHYY's You Bet Your Garden 7 to 9 p.m. June 10 at Camphill Village, Rose Hall, Pughtown Rd., Kimberton Hills, sponsored by Maysie's Farm Sustainable Agriculture Internship Alliance. Fee: $15; interns, apprentices free; reservations required: vic@furiousdreams.com, 484-319-1862. Information: 610-935-0300, www.camphillkimberton.org/contact, www.maysiesfarm.org/saita.html.

- Jerene Schroeder

 

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