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Sunday, June 21

Open Days Garden author Derek Fell opens his garden; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free. Cedaridge Farm, 53 Iron Bridge Rd., Pipersville. Information:

Summer Fragrance Festival Evening garden walk 6 tonight and regular garden walk 10:30 a.m. tomorrow and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Free. Linden Hill Gardens, 8230 Easton Rd. (Rte. 611), Ottsville; 610-847-1300,


Volunteer to deadhead, weed and prune roses; 9 a.m. Free; bring gloves, clippers, water, bug spray. Glen Foerd on the Delaware, 5001 Grant Ave.; 215-632-5330,

Exploring Succulents in Somalia Slide talk with cacti and succulent expert Gerald Barad, plus plant sale at Delaware Valley Chapter, Hobby Greenhouse Association's meeting; 9:30 a.m. Free. Cathedral Village, 600 E. Cathedral Rd., off Ridge Ave. Information: 215-646-3873,

Thursday, June 25

Cooking With Herbs Workshop and demonstration with Diane K. Weiner; 10 a.m. to noon. Fee: $33; pre-registration required: 215-988-8869, Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Ln., Abington Township.

Ikebana Floral designer Sumie Nishikawa demonstrates traditional and modern designs at the meeting of the Garden Class of the Women's Community Club of Uwchlan; 1 p.m. Free. Uwchlan Meeting House, Routes 100 and 113, Lionville. Information: 610-942-7501,

Pre-registration deadline for "Propagation from Cuttings" program at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve from 10 a.m. to noon June 27. Fee: $15. Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd. (Rte. 32), New Hope; 215-862-2924;

Up ahead

Penn State Master Gardener program is accepting applications until July 15 for 14-week training program to support Penn State projects in Philadelphia neighborhoods. Fee: $175 includes $50 refundable deposit, available at graduation. The weekly course runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Aug. 19. Information and application:, click on "horticulture," "master gardener application."

Composting Seminar Sponsored by Chester County Extension at 10 a.m. June 27 at West Chester Growers Market, Church and Chestnut Streets, or Highland Orchards, 1000 Marshalton-Thorndale Rd., West Chester. Pre-registration payment deadline is June 26. Fee: $20 family, includes free compost bin; pre-registration required with check payable to CHESCO, mail to Chester County Extension, Government Services Building, 601 Westtown Rd., Ste. 370, West Chester, Pa. 19380-0990. Information: 610-696-3500,