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Events, gatherings and products that are cropping up

The Arboretum on Alumni Drive, Lexington. (859) 257-6955. http://www.ca.uky.edu/arboretum.

■ Orchids in May. Blue Grass Orchid Society. 8:30 a.m. May 28-31. Free.

■ Plants to Go. 10 a.m. June 4. $20, $18 members of Friends of the Arboretum. (859) 257-6955 or dmbast0@uky.edu.

■ The Language of Color. 10 a.m. June 8. $5, $4 Friends.

Bluegrass Hosta Farm Display Gardens. 10 a.m. May 28-31, June 1-12. Bluegrass Hosta Farm, 509 Craig Lane, Georgetown. (859) 396-0801. www.bluegrasshostafarm.com.

Llama and Alpaca Daze. Noon May 28. Scott County Park, Cincinnati Pike, Georgetown. (502) 857-9100.

Tom Barnes signs How to Find and Photograph Kentucky Wildflowers. 3 p.m. May 28. The Morris Book Shop, 408 Southland Dr., Lexington. (859) 276-0494.

Introduction to Bonsai #2. 6 p.m. May 31. Eastern Kentucky University Community Education, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond. $15. (859) 622-1228. www.ceo.eku.edu/communityeducation.

Midway Community Garden Work Day. 10 a.m. June 4. Midway Presbyterian Church, Midway.

McConnell Springs, 416 Rebmann Ln., Lexington. $10. (859) 225-4073. www.lexingtonky.gov/parks.

■ Wooden Spoon Carving Class. 10 a.m. June 4, 11.

■ Wildflowers of McConnell Springs. 11 a.m. June 4.

Rain Barrel Reception. 5:30 p.m. June 4. Cheapside Park, 251 W. Main St., Lexington. Free. (866) 222-1648. www.bgpride.org.

Gardener's Toolbox Classes. Fayette County Cooperative Extension Service, 1140 Red Mile Pl., Lexington.

■ Noteworthy Landscape Plants. 6:30 p.m. June 7. $10.

■ Make Your Own Hypertufa Planter. 6:30 p.m. June 9. $20.

Living in History Home and Garden Tour. 10 a.m. June 11. Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist and Convention Commission, 100 Capital Ave., Frankfort. $12 in advance, $15 day of event. (502) 875-8687. www.visitfrankfort.com.

Open Gates to Bluegrass Living Garden tour. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 11, 1-5 p.m. June 12. Sponsored by Lexington Council Garden Clubs. $20 all sites, $5 individual gardens; available at garden centers and garden sites. Renae Dixon, (859) 223-5031, or Becky Whitman, (859) 224-4749.

Submit listings 10 days in advance at Calendar.kentucky.com; click on "add to our listings" at top of page. Or submit events to Digging In, in care of Camille Weber, Lexington Herald-Leader, 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington, Ky. 40508. Questions? Email cweber@herald-leader.com (put "Digging In" in subject field).

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