Walks, Talks, Shows and Special Sales
Friday: California oak day, with a tour of the garden's native oaks and a class on their care and pruning, plus an explanation of the Los Angeles Oak Tree Ordinance, 2 p.m., with reservations required by calling (818) 952-4408, at Descanso Gardens, 1418 Descanso Drive, La Canada Flintridge, (818) 952-4401. Admission: $5, adults; $3, seniors and students; $1, children.
Saturday: A propagation workshop on growing plants from seed, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, 1500 N. College Ave., Claremont. Fee: $48, with preregistration required by calling (909) 625-8767.
Nov. 10: A talk on the "Latest in African Violets," 2 p.m., at South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd., Palos Verdes Peninsula, (310) 544-1948. Admission: $5, adults; $3, seniors and students; $1, children.