PlantTherapy: Spring events worth marking on your calendar

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Along with everything coming up out of the ground, spring plant and garden events proliferate: orchids, houseplants, plant sales and antiques, Amy Stewart, gardening in our changing climate – the cherry blossoms!

You’ll find a good list after the jump to begin the season:

At the NY Botanical Garden:

Amy Stewart will be speaking at the NYBG!
Thurs Apr 19, 11:00 am
Pre-registration: $15 non-members, $13 members. Call 718-817-8747.
Her book on the cut flower trade is fascinating, her blogging is opinionated (in a good way), you know it will be a great lecture.

Gardening in a Changing Climate

Symposium for Horticulturists, April 20, 2007
Programs for Home Gardeners, April 21–22, 2007

Antique Garden Furniture Show and Sale

April 27 to 29, 2007 • 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
In the Conservatory Tent

Caribbean Gardens: Journey to Paradise

April 27 to September 16, 2007
A Flower and Cultural Exhibition

At the Brooklyn Botanic Garden:

Sakura Matsuri (Cherry Blossom Festival)
Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, 2007, 10 a.m.–6 p.m

Celebrating the Cherry-Viewing Season
Saturday, April 7–Sunday, May 6

Plant Sale
Wednesday, May 2 | 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
Thursday, May 3 | 9 a.m.–noon
BBG’s plant extravaganza! One-stop shopping for all your annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, summer bulbs, bonsai, hanging baskets, houseplants, herbs, and more!

At Rockefeller Center:

The 27th New York
International Orchid Show

Rockefeller Center
April 18-22, 2007.

You may have made it up to the NYBG to see their spectacular display, but this event is one to visit if you want to BUY. Vendors from all over the country come to sell orchids. You can find something for every price range.

-matt at apartmenttherapy dot com