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A gardener works on a flower display for the Chelsea Flower Show in London, which opens Tuesday.

Notebook: Container gardening

Tuesday and June 1, Container Gardening Class, IPFW Division of Continuing Studies, 6 to 8 p.m.; $45; 481-6619 or https://learn.ipfw.edu to register.

May 30, Iris Show, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., noon to 4 p.m.; a glorious range of colors, some fragrance and a variety of forms in individual cut flowers and floral arrangements; 427-6440 for information.

June 3, Planning a Fall Vegetable Garden, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., 6 to 7:30 p.m.; Ephraim Smiley will share the basics of interplanting and succession planting; discover which plants love the cool weather and develop a timeline for your fall gardening; $12 for members, $14 for non-members; 427-6446 to register by Friday.

June 3, Huntington County Purdue Master Gardeners program, Heirs Park Girls Building, 547 S. Briant St.; 7 p.m.; "Cooking with Herbs and Edible Flowers" presented by Liz Sanders; 358-4826 to register.

June 5, June Plant Swap, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., 10 to 11 a.m.; bring in leftover plants and seedlings and take home someone else's extras; 427-6440 for reservations.

June 19, Butterfly Gardening Workshop, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St., 9:30 to 11 a.m.; enter the world of butterflies with Jody Heaston, owner of Naturally Speaking & Wildlifescaping, who will show you how to start your own butterfly garden; each participant will make a butterfly feeder; $13 for members, $16 for non-members; 427-6446 to register by June 11.

Through June 27; Butterflies and Fairies Exhibit, Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.; the butterflies are confined to the chrysalis hatching lab and the display tent, but the fairies travel beyond the limits of the imagination; 427-6400 for information.

Journey through gardening season with Rosa Salter Rodriguez (feature writer) rsalter@jg.net, Anne Gregory (Web editor and writer) agregory@jg.net, Frank Noonan (copy editor) fnoonan@jg.net and Cathie Rowand (photographer) crowand@jg.net.

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