Here’s a weekly roundup of upcoming home and garden events, tours, classes, workshops and more across the Triangle.
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 Saturday. Free. The Garden Hut, 1004 Old Honeycutt Rd., Fuquay-Varina. 919-552-0590.
JC Raulston Arboretum Sunday Tour
Join one of the JCRA’s volunteer tour docents and learn about the Arboretum’s plants, people, history, future and mission in a one-hour guided walk through the JCRA’s collections and gardens. 2-3 p.m. Sunday and June 21. Free. JC Raulston Arboretum at N.C. State University, 4415 Beryl Rd., Raleigh. 919-515-3132, jcra.ncsu.edu.
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, email firstname.lastname@example.org. 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday. $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. Thursday. 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. Thursday. 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 a.m. to meet Debbie Roos and tour the garden until late morning, then stop for lunch before returning by 1 p.m. Lunch in a renovated historic mill building, at the restaurant Oakleaf. 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.
Sizzling Cities: Native Bee Communities and Urban Heat
As urbanization and climate change increase, it is vital to understand how these variables influence native bees and how urban heat affects their communities. With April Hamblin of the N.C. State Department of Entomology. Noon-1 p.m. June 25. Free. North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Rd., Chapel Hill. 919-962-0522, unc.edu/depts/ncbg/.
Annual Daylily Show and Sale
Head to Crabtree Valley Mall center court for the annual Daylily Show and Sale June 27. Entries accepted 8:30-11:45 a.m. from any gardener but need to know cultivar name. 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Varies. Crabtree Valley Mall, 4325 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh. 919-787-8993, crabtree-valley-mall.com.
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