SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
Tour of Southwest Gardens - 9 a.m.-3 p.m., various residential gardens, $15, free for children younger than 12; elpasoco.colostate.edu.
Tour of Tough Plants at the Xeriscape Garden - 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Colorado Springs Utilities Conservation and Environmental Center, 2855 Mesa Road, free; 668-4555, www.csu.org.
JULY 27 AND 28
Elmhor Iris Society annual Rhizome sale - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 27, noon-3 p.m. July 28, Spencer's Market, 1430 S. Tejon St.; www.spencersgardens.com.
Harvest and Fall Planting - 6-7:30 p.m., Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, 637 S. Broadway, Suite H, Boulder, call for cost. Registration required: 1-877-249-0305, www.escoffier.edu.
Colorado Fall Home Show - 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sept. 7 and 8, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 9, Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th St., Denver, $12, $8 for seniors, free for ages 12 and younger; gardeningcolorado.com.
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