The National Garden Club (of Frankfort) and the Bluegrass Iris Society will host a Garden Party in the Capitol on May 14.
The event will be at the historic Letcher-Lindsey House on Washington Street, with horticulture and educational exhibits housed at the Paul Sawyier Library across the street. There will be artistic flower designs, fairy gardens and irises of all sorts.
▪ 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Capital Area Extension Master Gardner Plant Sale: Heirloom or new varieties of tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables. Flower starts for containers or butterflies, natives and garden art.
▪ 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Liberty Hall Plant Sale: Cuttings offered from the historic plants in the gardens, including Catalpa tree, hardy begonias, peonies and the Liberty Hall English Box. Gardens are open to the public, and tours will be conducted inside the house.
▪ 1 to 4 p.m. Flower Show inspired by My Fair Lady at two sites, Paul Sawyier Library and Letcher Lindsey House, offering horticulture, irises, designs, photography and faerie gardens. Free admission.
Dementia workshop at senior center
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease will be from 10 to 11 a.m. May 11 at the Franklin County Senior Activity Center, 202 Medical Heights Drive.
The presentation will explore memory loss issues and what they mean. To register for this free program, call 1-800-272-3900.