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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Saturday, May 29, 2010

Garden calendar

Advertiser Staff


SPRING PLANT SALE, offering indoor and outdoor plants including rare and unusual plants, native Hawaiian plants and ferns, terrariums, lotus, air plants, orchids, heliconia, gingers, drought and filter-light plants, plus worms, worm bins and vermicast; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 29; Foster Botanical Garden; sale and garden tours free; 537-1708.

SPRING VINTAGE SALE, including mini-herb gardens made from 1930s and '40s enameled pots, tubs and tea kettles, as well as vintage items, including collectibles, water lilies and plants, clothes made from vintage lace, tablecloths and hankies; garden antiques, jewelry, kitchenware, handbags and more, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. May 29, Wai'oli Tea Room; free; information, 226-3526.

NATIONAL FISHING WEEK KEIKI FISHING DERBY, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 5, Ho'omaluhia Botanical Garden, Kāne'ohe; prizes in age and other categories; free (family members/ friends not entering derby welcome to fish along shoreline); requirements: hand-held poles, barbless hooks and non-live bait (recommended: insect repellent, water and lunch); youth must be accompanied by adult (no pets); information: 233-7323.


TWILIGHT SUMMER CONCERTS 2010 at Foster Botanical Garden, chance to stroll the gardens, 4:30-7 p.m. Thursdays, June 3-July 29 (upcoming: Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club, June 3; Army Jazz Combo, June 10, and Celtic Pipes and Drums, June 17); free; picnics, blankets, lawn chairs allowed; 522-7064.

BIG ISLAND TEA WORKSHOP, sponsored by UH's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources and Hawaii Tea Society, with world-renowned tea expert Jane Pettigrew, 3-5 p.m. June 4, Mealani Research Station, Kamuela (cupping evaluation for Hawai'i tea growers registration, 2:30 p.m.); $8 at door; 956-8125, 808-887-6183.