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Digging in: Feb. 1

Arboretum on Alumni Drive, 500 Alumni Dr., Lexington. (859) 257-6955. www2.ca.uky.edu/ arboretum.

■ Create Your Own Succulent Container. 4 p.m. Feb. 4. $13-$15.

■ Planning Your Vegetable Garden. 10 a.m. Feb. 11. Learn about home vegetable gardening, including in containers and raised beds. Participants will receive a copy of the Extension Home Vegetable Gardening in Kentucky publication and other related information. Free

■ Founders' Lecture Series: Monarch Conservation, Challenges and Opportunities. 7 p.m. Feb. 12. Gluck Equine Research Center, 1200 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington. $5 at the door; free for members of Friends of The Arboretum, Garden Club & Wild One.

■ Spring Rose Care. 10 a.m. Feb. 25. Tips on rose varieties and what to look for when buying roses. Learn about establishing a new rose garden and rose maintenance. $5, $4 for Friends members.

■ Building a Rain Garden. 10 a.m. Feb. 27. Method for sizing, designing, and selecting appropriate plant material. Free.

Attracting Purple Martins. 11 a.m. Feb. 8. Wild Birds Unlimited, 152 N. Locust Hill Dr. Lexington. Free presentation about these birds and how you can help a species that really needs it. (859) 268-0114. Lexingtonky.wbu.com.

Winter Teas. Noon Feb. 14, Feb. 15. Orlando Brown House, 202 Wilkinson St., Frankfort. $22 members, $25 others. (502) 227-2560. Libertyhall.org.

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