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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, April 7, 2006

Home and garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


Home Workshops, Home Depot's how-to clinics for April: Lawn and Garden 101, 10 a.m. Saturday; You Can Upgrade and Renew Your Deck, 1 p.m. Sundays; Installing the Right Fence, 7 p.m. Thursdays; workshops are free at Home Depot stores: Iwilei, Honolulu, 521-7355; Pearl City, 455-1200; Kahului, Maui, (808) 893-7800; Kona, Big Island, (808) 326-6013; and Lihu'e, Kaua'i (808) 632-2740.

Clutterstompers, monthly meeting for those wanting to overcome hoarding and eliminate the clutter in their lives, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Harris United Methodist Church, Komuro Lounge; one-time $10 registration plus $1 per class. 723-1673, www.clutterstompers.com.

"Homes & Land," TV show displays homes and land for sale in the Islands, noon weekdays on Fox affiliate, channel 2 (broadcast) and channel 3 (Oceanic Cable). 591-2222.

Furniture Workshop Tours, learn about the history and craft of Hawaiian furniture, tours between 9 a.m. and noon Wednesdays, Martin & MacArthur Workshop and Showroom, 1815 Kahai St.; free. 845-6688.


"Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration: The Loy McCandless Marks Botanical Library of the National Tropical Botanical Garden," selections from the botanical illustration library of Loy McCandless Marks, through April 30, Honolulu Academy of Arts; free. 532-8700.

Permaculture Garden Design, Tia Silvasy shows how to create a garden with flowers, herbs and vegetables while using sustainable environmental resources, 10 a.m.-noon tomorrow, The Green House; $15. 524-8427.

Amy Greenwell Ethnobotanical Garden, guided walk with an emphasis on the yellow hibiscus, 10-11:30 a.m. tomorrow, at the gardens; free. Also, guided tours focusing on canoe plants (plants brought to the Islands during Polynesian migration), 1 p.m. Wednesdays and a tour highlighting Native Hawaiian medicinal plants, 1 p.m. Fridays, tour admission is $5. (808) 323-3318.

Lei-Making Workshop, learn the wili, hili and haku methods, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Kailua District Park; free, bring raffia, fern fronds, greenery and flowers. 266-7652.

Ti Leaf Lei-Making, Doris Lee and Betsy Tsuhaku teach how to prepare leaves for making lei and ti roses, 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wahiawa Botanical Garden; also, 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday with instructor Inez Souza, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kane'ohe; either class $10. Registration: 522-7064.

Maui Orchid Society Show and Sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through April 15, Maui Mall; free admission. (808) 575-2557.

Lauhala Turtles, Lucas Esdicul teaches how to make an 8-inch turtle using lauhala leaves, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, April 12, 19 and 26, Foster Botanical Garden; $12 ($10 members). 522-7064.

Aloha Garden Club of Honolulu, monthly meeting with a discussion of flower expression, 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Arcadia Building Solarium; free. 395-0118.

"Making a Container Water Garden and Fountain," demonstration with David Staub and Scott Wilson of tropical garden accents on creating and building a home water garden, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Pacific Home; free. 596-5338.

26th annual Anthurium Plant Show and Sale, with floral displays and horticulture workshops, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. April 14, Ward Warehouse, 'ewa end; continues 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 15; free admission. 638-7036, 591-8411.

Foster Botanical Garden Guided Tours, 1 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; included with admission of $5 general, $3 kama'aina, $1 ages 6-12. 522-7066.

Send announcements, with name and contact phone number, to: Island Life, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Home & Garden Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.