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Digging In: Events, gatherings and products that are cropping up

Reforest the Bluegrass. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 11. Shillito Park, 300 W. Reynolds Rd., Lexington. Register at www.rtb.eventbrite.com.

Antique Affair. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 11, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12. More than 100 vendors. 1211 Manchester St., Lexington. Free admission.

Springhouse Gardens Easter Egg Hunt. 10:30 a.m. April 11. Springhouse Gardens, 6041 Harrodsburg Rd., Nicholasville. Free. (859) 224-1417. www.springhousegardens.com.

Trees Are Terrific Arbor Day Celebration. 11 a.m. April 11. McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Lane, Lexington. Free. (859) 225-4073:

At the Arboretum, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. (859) 257-9339. Call to register. www.ca.uky.edu/Arboretum:

■ The Low-Maintenance Perennial Garden: Design and Preparation. 10 a.m. April 11. $5.

■ The Edible Garden: Cool- Season Crops. 6:30 p.m. April 15. Free; donations welcome.

■ Spring Bird Walk. 8 a.m. April 18. $1.

■ The Low-Maintenance Perennial Garden: Planting Workshop. 10 a.m. April 18. $5.

■ Wildflower Walk. 10 a.m. April 18. $1.

■ Arbor Day: Our Trees, Our Earth, Our Heritage. 10 a.m. April 25. Free.

■ Vegetative Propagation Workshop. 6 p.m. April 28. $10.

At Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington. (859) 272-6105:

■ Wildflowers of Spring. 1 p.m. April 11 and 19.

■ Stargazing. 9 p.m. April 25. Free.

At Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest, Clermont. (502) 955-8512. www.bernheim.org. Call to register:

■ Native Habitat Volunteers. 9 a.m.-noon April 11, 25, May 9, 23. Call (502) 955-8512, Ext. 236, to register.

■ Wild About Wildflowers. 1:30 p.m. April 11. $5-$8.

■ Tai Chi in Nature. 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16-June 25. $85-$95.

At Lower Howard's Creek Nature and Heritage Preserve, 1945 Athens-Boonesboro Road, Ford. (859) 744-4888. www.lowerhowardscreek.org:

■ Mid-Week Hike. 10 a.m. April 15. Moderately strenuous, 3 hours

■ Saturday Stroll. 10 a.m. April 18. Moderately strenuous, 3 hours.

■ Last Hike of Spring. 10 a.m. April 25. Moderately strenuous, 3 hours.

Blue Grass Hemerocallis Society Daylily Bingo. 7 p.m. April 13. Lexington Public Library, Tates Creek Branch, 3628 Walden Dr., Lexington. $5-$10. (502) 857-8600. www.daylilyfans.com/bghs.

Gardening with Class: Creating and Sustaining Your School Garden. Register by April 17 at www.sustainlex.org. One-day workshops at 8:30 a.m. April 18 at Crestwood Christian Church, 1882 Bellefonte Dr., Lexington, and June 12 at University of Kentucky Gorham Hall. Pick one date. Designed for school garden teams of two to four with at least one teacher. Contact Jim Embry at embryjim@gmail.com or (859) 312-7024.

Wildflower Weekend. 8:30 a.m. April 18, 9 a.m. April 19. Natural Bridge State Resort Park, 2135 Natural Bridge Rd., Slade. $10 adults, $3 ages 13-17, free for ages 12 and younger. No advance registration required. (606) 663-2214. www.parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/nb/events.

2009 Cincinnati Flower Show. 10 a.m. April 18-24. Symmes Township Park, 11600 N. Lebanon Rd., Loveland. $15 in advance, $20 at the gate, $2 ages 2-15. www.cincyflowershow.com.

International Butterfly Show 2009: Butterflies of India. 10 a.m. April 18-24. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati. $4-$6. (513) 421-5707 or 513-352-3380. www.butterflyshow.com.

At Salato Wildlife Education Center. 1 Sportsman's Lane, Frankfort. (502) 564-7863. www.fw.ky.gov:

■ A Humble Abode for Toads. 1-4 p.m. April 21. $10. Create toad habitats from recycled flowerpots.

■ Pine Cone Bird Feeders. 1-4 p.m. April 21. Free.

■ Free Trees. April 22. While supplies last.

■ Rain Gardens. Noon-1 p.m. April 22. Free.

■ Wildflower Hike. 1-3 p.m. April 25. $10. Ages 13 and up.

Tuesday Travels: Visit an English Garden With the Dodsons. 2 p.m. April 21. Scott County Public Library, 104 S. Bradford Ln., Georgetown. (502) 863-3566. www.scottpublib.org.

Morehead Home, Garden and Outdoor Recreation Show. 4-9 p.m. April 24, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. April 25, noon-5 p.m. April 26. Morehead Conference Center, 111 E. First St., Morehead. 1-800-654-1944 or (606) 780-0694.

Geocache Weekend. 8 p.m. April 24. Lake Cumberland State Resort Park, 5465 State Park Rd., James town. $10. (270) 343-3111. http://parks.ky.gov/findparks/resortparks/lc/naturalist.

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