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South Coast chapter of the California Native Plant Society presents its 15th annual spring garden tour led by landscape consultants and designers Ric Dykzeul and Tony Baker. 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. $20 to $25. Reservations: (310) 629-0500, www.sccnps.org.
April 19:Fourth annual Windsor Square- Hancock Park Historical Society Garden Party & Tour will feature six private estate gardens on South Wilton Place between 2nd and 3rd streets. Enter the street on foot. Noon to 5 p.m., beginning at Frances Blend School for the Visually Impaired, 5210 Clinton St., Los Angeles. $50. (213) 243-8182; www.wshphs.org.
April 23-26: The 20th annual Southern California Spring Garden Show will feature more than 75 vendors. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 23 and 24, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 25, 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 26. Crate & Barrel / Macy's wing, South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St., Costa Mesa. Free. www.springgardenshow.com
April 25-26: The Floral Park Neighborhood in historic north Santa Ana will host its 17th annual home and garden tour. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25 and $30. (714) 541-3425; www.floral-park.com.
April 25-26: The California Poppy Festival celebrates spring blooms in the Antelope Valley. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Lancaster City Park, 43011 N. 10th St. West, Lancaster. $5 to $8. www.poppyfestival.com.
April 26:The Women's Board of Community Arts Music Assn. presents its ninth annual Hidden Gardens Tour of five properties in the gated community of Ennisbrook in Montecito. 1 to 4:30 p.m. $75. (805) 565-3936; www.camasb.org.
April 26:The self-guided Mar Vista Green Garden Showcase will feature more than 20 drought-tolerant landscapes. 2 to 6 p.m. Free. www.marvistagreengardenshowcase.com.
April 26: The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program tour features six private gardens in Altadena. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to each garden is $5. Tour begins at Nuccio's Nursery, 3555 Chaney Trail, Altadena. For maps and tickets: (888) 842-2442, www.opendaysprogram.org.
May 1:This year's self-guided Laguna Beach Garden Tour will feature nine private gardens above Victoria Beach. $35. Advance tickets only: www.lagunabeachgardenclub.org.
May 1-3: The Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden's annual L.A. Garden Show will focus on edible plants, with tips on how to start an edible garden and selecting the right plants. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. 301 N. Baldwin Ave., Arcadia. (626) 821-3243; www.arboretum.org.
May 2:The self-guided Venice Garden and Home Tour includes the Venice canals, Ocean Front Walk, beach walk streets and Windward neighborhood west of Abbot Kinney Boulevard. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour starts at 804 Broadway Ave., Venice. $60 in advance, $70 day of event. (310) 821-1857; www.venicegardentour.org.
May 2:The Orange County chapter of the Native Plant Society hosts a tour of the Sarkissian garden in Modjeska Canyon. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations required by e-mailing sbjayne@ cox.net. Directions to the garden will be sent upon receipt of reservation. (949) 552-0691; www.occnps.org.
May 2-3: The Mary Lou Heard memorial tour "Real Gardens by Real People" features more than 30 gardens from Long Beach to San Clemente. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Donation. (714) 566-4800, www.HeardsGardenTour.com.
May 3: A Walking Tour of Glendale Gardens covers six private gardens nestled in the neighborhood around the Verdugo Adobe. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tour begins at the Verdugo Adobe, 2211 Bonita Drive, Glendale. $25 in advance and $30 at the door. (818) 409-8100; www.glendaleadventist.com/garden.
May 9: The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program tour of six private gardens in West Hollywood, Carthay Circle and Windsor Square. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to each garden is $5. Tour begins at Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood. (888) 842-2442; www.opendaysprogram.org.
May 15: Friends of Robinson Gardens will present the 21st annual "Into the Garden" benefit tour, showcasing five private gardens and a spring festival at the estate. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Virginia Robinson Estate, 1008 Elden Way, Beverly Hills. $175. (310) 550-2068; www.robinsongardens.org.
May 17: Thousands of popular and rare plants will be offered at the Huntington Botanical Gardens' 35th annual spring plant sale. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Members can shop at a preview sale May 16. Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino. Free. (626) 405-2100; www.huntington.org.
June 20: San Clemente Garden Tour. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $25. (949) 498-2818; www.sanclementegardenclub.com.
-- Lisa Boone