The dead to enter "Lexington in Bloom," sponsored by Lexington Council Garden Clubs, is May 31. Nominate a garden or planting you love or enter at Lexgardenclubs.org. Entry forms also available at area nurseries and public library branches. All entries must be within Fayette County and visible from the street. Categories: residence, front-amateur design; residence, front-professional design; business, large; business, small; miscellaneous—community gardens; window boxes; neighborhood entrances, etc. Judging starts June 7. More info: Lexingtoninbloom@gmail.com or (859) 223-4362.
Community Plant Swap. 10 a.m. May 31. Old Fort Harrod State Park, 100 S. College St., Harrodsburg.
Midway Community Garden Work Day. 10 a.m. May 31; June 7, 14, 21, 28. Midway Presbyterian Church, 107 N. Turner St., Midway. (859) 846-4751. Midwaypresbyterian.org.
Windows & Doors & Trim, Oh, My! historic preservation workshop. 10 a.m. May 31. Hopewell Museum, 800 Pleasant St., Paris. Free for members, $10 others. (859) 987-7274. Hopewellmuseum.org.
Discovery Night: Chemistry in Your Garden. 6 p.m. June 5. Living Arts & Science Center, 362 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Lexington. (859) 252-5222. Lasclex.org.
Berea Arts Council Garden Tour and Plant Sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7. Tour features gardens at five homes and two public spaces. A certified Master Gardener will be at each location to answer questions. $10 in advance at Potting Shed on Richmond Road and Gastineau Studio on North Broadway in Berea; $12 day of tour at any of event sites. Plant sale at the garden in front of the Train Depot in Old Town. Bereaartscouncil.org. (859) 985-9317.
Natural Bridge Trail Trek Series. 9 a.m. June 7. Natural Bridge State Resort Park, 2135 Natural Bridge Rd., Slade. $8.
Herb Gardening. 6:30 p.m. June 10. Woodford County Library, 115 N. Main St., Versailles. Free. Registration: (859) 873-5191.
Raven Run Nature Sanctuary, 5888 Jacks Creek Pike, Lexington. Free.
■ Little Explorers Walk. 10 a.m. June 14.
■ Creatures of the Night. 9 p.m. June 20.
■ Stargazing. 9:30 p.m. June 28.
Living in History Home & Garden Tour. 10 a.m. June 14. Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist & Convention Commission, 100 Capital Ave., Frankfort. $15 tour, $15 luncheon. (502) 875-8687. Visitfrankfort.com.
Kitchens of the Bluegrass Tour. 10 a.m. June 21, 1 p.m. June 22. Benefits Child Development Centers of the Bluegrass, 290 Alumni Dr., Lexington. $20 in advance, $25 day of event. (859) 218-2322. Cdcbg.org.
Early Kentucky Home Life Seminar. 9 a.m. June 20, 9:30 a.m. June 21. Liberty Hall Historic Site, 202 Wilkinson St., Frankfort. $50 members; $55 others; $10 per item appraised. (502) 227-2560. Libertyhall.org.
Early American Kitchen Garden Series: Kitchen Garden Saffron. 2 p.m. June 21. Jack Jouett House Historic Site, 255 Craigs Creek Rd., Versailles. Free. (859) 873-7902. Jouetthouse.org.
The Garden Conservancy's Open Days Program. June 22. Governor's Mansion, 704 Capital Ave., Frankfort, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Botherum, 341 Madison Pl., Lexington, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Mount Brilliant Farm, 3314 Huffman Mill Rd., Lexington, 2-6 p.m. $5 per garden, free ages 12 and younger. 1-888-842-2442. Gardenconservancy.org.
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