For gardeners and other plant-lovers, here's a sampling of regional events:
A Walk With the Curator Provides an in-depth look at the collections, gardens and plant selections at the Arboretum. Swarthmore College - Scott Arboretum, 500 College Ave., Swarthmore; 610-328-8025. 5/9. 2:30-3:30 pm.
Annual Herb Sale Herbs, scented geraniums, salvias, native plants, & garden gifts. Historic Yellow Springs, 1685 Art School Rd., Chester Springs; 610-827-7414. 5/10. 10 am-1:30 pm.
Annual Plant Sale One of the largest public garden plant sales in the area. Jenkins Arboretum, 631 Berwyn Baptist Rd., Devon. 5/5.
Create a Living Violet Wreath Learn how to plant & care for an attractive living wreath. Mt. Cuba Center, 3120 Barley Mill Rd., Hockessin; Registration required: 302-239-4244. $40. 5/9. 10 am-noon.
Flower Arranging Workshop: Dig In Make a flower arrangement inspired by the spring planting season. Delaware Center for Horticulture, 1810 N. Dupont St., Wilmington; 302-658-6262. $45. 5/9. 5:30-7 pm.
Flowers & Folklore Program on the folklore associated w/the park's blooming plants. Lorimer Park, 183 Moredon Rd., Huntingdon Valley; Registration required. 5/6. 2 pm.
Garden Conservancy Open Days Take a self-guided tour through 6 regional private gardens. Various venues, Swarthmore; 888-842-2442. gardenconservancy.org. $5; free 12 and under. 5/6. 10 am-4 pm.
Gladwyne Library Plant Sale Featuring annuals, perennials, vegetables, herbs, trees, garden decor & more. Gladwyne Library, 362 Righters Mill Rd., Gladwyne; 610-642-3957. 5/4.
Living From Your Garden Kristin Perry, from The Kitchen Potager, will explore how to incorporate favorite garden items into your routine. Bucks County Designer House & Gardens, 3864 Spring Valley Rd., Doylestown; 215-345-2191. http://www.buckscountydesignerhouse.org/. 5/9. 1-2 pm.
Native Plant Sale A variety will be on display & available for purchase. Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, 2955 Edge Hill Rd., Huntingdon Valley; 215-657-0830. 5/4.
Native Plant Sale A variety will be on display & available for purchase. Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, 1635 River Rd., New Hope; RSVP at 215-862-2924. 5/5.
Plant Sale A variety of plants will be available for purchase. Congregation B'Nai Abraham, 527 Lombard St. 5/6. 12-5 pm.
Plant Sale Perennials, annuals, vegetable plants, herbs & more, w/proceeds benefiting Penn State Master Gardener Program of Bucks County. Neshaminy Manor Center, 1282 Almshouse Rd., Doylestown. 5/5. 9 am-1 pm.
Plant Sale Fund-raising sale to benefit scholarship funds for early childhood education. Parent-Infant Center, 4205 Spruce St. 5/4.
Providence Garden Club Plant Sale Fund-raising sale featuring annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, trees & more. Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades, 106 S. New Middletown Rd., Media. 5/5. 9 am-2 pm.
Romance With Violets Judged flower show & sale. Springfield Mall, 1250 Baltimore Pike, Springfield. 5/4.
Sara's Smiles Annual Plant Sale Sale of annuals, perennials & shrubs to benefit the Sara's Smiles Foundation. Burke Brothers Landscape, 7630 Cheltenham Ave., Glenside. 5/4.
Succulent Wreaths Learn how to create living outdoor wreath of succulent plants. Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Jenkintown; Registration required. $55. 5/10.
Terrariums Create a terrarium using moss, soil & small plants. Meadowbrook Farm, 1633 Washington Lane, Jenkintown; Registration required. $45. 5/5.
The Children's Kitchen Garden Plot & container gardening class for kids. Bellevue State Park, 800 Carr Rd., Wilmington; Registration required: 302-761-6963. $6. 5/6. 2-3:30 pm.
The Sweet Scents of Arthur O. Tucker Botanist Tucker discusses plants that lend aromas to perfumes & other products. University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, 531 S. College Ave., Newark; Reservations requested: 302-831-2531. $10. 5/9. 7 pm.
Trouble in Paradise Program on protecting yourself from gardening perils like sun exposure, poison ivy & ticks. Floral & Hardy, 4007 Skippack Pike, Skippack. 5/9. 6:30 pm.
Window Box Workshop Class about how to create an attractive window box display. Greensgrow Farms, 2501 E. Cumberland St.; Registration required. $20 (refunded as a gift card after the workshop). 5/5. Noon-2 pm.