Here’s a weekly roundup of upcoming home and garden events, tours, classes, workshops and more across the Triangle.
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What’s a BioBlitz? A large-scale nature scavenger hunt! Join naturalists as they search for all varieties of plants and animals. This family-friendly event is free to the public. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Free. Piedmont Wildlife Center, 364 Leigh Farm Road, Durham. 919-489-0900, piedmontwildlifecenter.org.
Day of Wine and Roses
Celebrate the beauty of summer at Raffaldini Vineyards with a tour of the gorgeous rose gardens. Join Master Gardeners on a complimentary guided tour through the gardens including explanations of the surrounding flora. Noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Free. Raffaldini Vineyards, 450 Groce Rd., Ronda. 336-835-9463, www.raffaldini.com.
Sunshine Lavender Farm’s Annual Lavender Harvest Celebration
Inhale the sweet fragrance of fresh lavender, take a farm tour and learn how we plant, harvest, preserve and process our crop. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. $4-$35. Sunshine Lavender Farm, 4104 Millstone Rd., Hurdle Mills. nando.com/1bm.
Plants of Distinction: Early Summer Blossoms
Learn which plants ornament our early summer in this stroll through the gardens to see fringe trees, late magnolias, peonies and more. 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday. $5-$7. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.
Simple Drip Irrigation Systems for Containers and Raised Bed Gardens
Join Leanna Murphy Dono for a hands-on presentation and learn to assemble a simple automated and water-efficient drip irrigation system for your home garden. 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday. Free. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.
Fairy Garden Class
Create your own tiny oasis. Bring your own creative container or buy one on site and receive help planting it after class. 11 a.m.-Noon. June 13. Free. The Garden Hut, 1004 Old Honeycutt Rd., Fuquay-Varina. 919-552-0590,
Durham Garden Forum: Creating Stunning Perennial Gardens
An informal group independent of Sarah P. Duke Gardens, the forum meets once a month to enrich its members’ gardening knowledge and skill. Location: Doris Duke Center. Instructor: Michelle Wallace, Durham County extension agent, N.C. Cooperative Extension. For membership information, please email email@example.com. 6:30-8 p.m. June 16. $10. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.
Saving Our Pollinators Kickoff Lecture
This lecture covers the scientific study of pollination ecology, guidelines for ensuring pollinator health and what we can all do to help our native pollinators. 7-8 p.m. June 18. Free. North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill. 919-962-0522, unc.edu/depts/ncbg/.
Well Fed Community Garden
Come and work in the garden and then sit down to a shared meal with fellow friends and members of the Community. Bring a hat, bottle of water and dish to share. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 18. Free. Well Fed Community Garden, 1321 Athens Dr., Raleigh. 919-833-8898, irregardless.com/garden/.
Pollinators are essential to our food supply and, in turn, our health. Join us to see the pollinator garden at Chatham Mills and learn more about how to create your own pollinator garden. Transportation provided. We will depart from the gardens at 8:45 am to meet Debbie Roos and tour the garden until late morning. Then a stop for lunch before returning by 1 p.m. Lunch in a renovated historic mill building, at the restaurant Oakleaf. ILocation: meet in the upper lot of Duke Garden. 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m. June 20. $25-$30. Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Anderson St. and Erwin Rd., Durham. 919-684-3698, gardens.duke.edu.
Apex Farmers Market
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 220 N. Salem St., Apex, apexfarmersmarket.com
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 135 W. Chatham St., Cary, caryfarmersmarket.com
Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina
3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce, 121 N. Main St., Fuquay-Varina, growers-market.org
Holly Springs Farmers Market
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 128 S. Main St., Holly Springs, goo.gl/xwK6hh
Knightdale Farmers Market
2-6 p.m. Saturdays, Knightdale Station Park, 810 N. First Ave., Knightdale, goo.gl/lhEjLo
Inter-Faith Food Shuttle Tryon Road Farm Stand
2-6 p.m. Thursdays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 4505 Tryon Road, Raleigh, nando.com/1bn
Midtown Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, North Hills Raleigh, 4150 Main St., Raleigh, northhillsraleigh.com
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Plantation Point Shopping Center, 3351 Cypress Plantation Drive, Raleigh, plantationpointshoppingcenter.com
Quail Corners Farmers Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Quail Corners Shopping Center, 5003 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh. 919-876-2726, quailproperties.com
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, 400 block Fayetteville St., Raleigh (City Plaza), RaleighEatLocal.com
State Farmers Market
5 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1201 Agriculture St., Raleigh. statefarmersmarket.org
The Saturday Market at Rebus Works
10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 301 Kinsey St., Raleigh, rebusworks.us/thesaturdaymarket/
Wake Forest Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 405 S. Brooks St., Wake Forest, wakeforestfarmersmarket.org
WakeMed Farmers Market
10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, 3000 New Bern Ave., Raleigh (free parking in the P1 parking deck for market patrons), goo.gl/DpGHtY
Waverly Place Farmers Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Waverly Place, intersection of Tryon and Kildaire Farm Roads, Cary, waverlyfm.com
Western Wake Farmers Market at Carpenter Village
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 101 Gathering Park Circle, Cary, wwfm.ag
Western Wake Farmers Market at UNC Wellness Center
7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, 350 Stonecroft Lane, Cary, wwfm.ag
Zebulon Farm Fresh Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Zebulon Community Center, 310 S. Arendell Ave., Zebulon, goo.gl/4gLjgk
Chatham Mills Farmers Market
8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, chathammillsfarmersmarket.com
Fearrington Farmers Market
4-6 p.m. Tuesdays, East Camden, Fearrington Village, fearringtonfarmersmarket.com
Pittsboro Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Thursdays, 287 East St., Pittsboro, pittsborofarmersmarket.org
9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 118 W. Second St., Siler City, silercityfarmersmarket.com
Duke Medical Center Farmers Market
11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fridays, Searle Center, 10 Searle Drive, Durham (on the green behind the Searle Center and between Nanaline Duke and Bryan Research Buildings), dukemedicine.org
Durham Farmers Market
3:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St., Durham, durhamfarmersmarket.com
South Durham Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 5410 N.C. 55, Durham, southdurhamfarmersmarket.org
Franklin County Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 103 S. Bickett Blvd., Louisburg, goo.gl/Fj4tEB
Clayton Farm and Community Market
9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 348 E. Main St., Clayton, (Horne Square), cfcmnc.org
Sanford Farmers Market
9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Depot Park, 106 Charlotte Ave., Sanford, goo.gl/82omAJ
Carrboro Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro, carrborofarmersmarket.com
Chapel Hill Farmers Market
3-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, University Mall parking lot, 201 S. Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, thechapelhillfarmersmarket.com
Eno River Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 144 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough (Farmers Market Pavilion). enoriverfarmersmarket.com
Hillsborough Farmers Market
8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, 625 Hampton Point Blvd., Hillsborough (Home Depot parking lot near N.C. 86 and I-85), hillsboroughfarmersmarket.org
Southern Village Farmers Market
3:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, 650 Market St., Chapel Hill (Southern Village green), southernvillage.com/farmers-market/
Vance County Regional Farmers Market
7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, 210 Southpark Drive, Henderson, vancecounty.org/residents/farmers-market/