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Austin American-Statesman - - GARDENING - — Com­piled by Ameera Butt; gar­den@states­man.com; 4451789

Classes at the Nat­u­ral Gar­dener. 9 a.m. classes through Sept. 11. To­day: ‘Hum­ming­birds and their Nat­u­ral Habi­tat.’ The Nat­u­ral Gar­dener, 8648 Old Bee Cave Road. www.nat­u­ral gar­den­er­austin.com

Bet­ter Pho­tog­ra­phy in the Gar­den. 10 a.m. to­day. Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. www. tc­mas­ter­gar­den­ers.org

The Austin Area Be­go­nia So­ci­ety Branch meet­ing. 2 p.m. Sun­day Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den Au­di­to­rium, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. 512-3270401.

Austin But­ter­fly Fo­rum Meet­ing. 7 p.m. Mon­day. ‘Chron­i­cling the Lives of Starr County But­ter­flies.’ Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den Cen­ter, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. www.austin­but­ter­flies.org/Cal­en­dar.

But­ter­fly Gar­den­ing. 2 p.m. Aug. 1. Lec­ture/demo. It’s About Thyme Gar­den Cen­ter, 11726 Man­chaca Road. Free. www.itsabout­thyme.com

Round Rock Com­mu­nity Gar­den Club. 9 a.m. Aug. 2. Baca Cen­ter, 301 W. Bag­dad Ave., Build­ing 2, Round Rock. ‘Round Rock Com­mu­nity Gar­dens and Other Fall Plant­ing Op­por­tu­ni­ties.’ Free to Baca mem­bers, oth­ers pay $1. 512-255-0713.

Fall Veg­etable Gar­den­ing. 10 a.m. Aug. 7. South­west Hills Com­mu­nity Church, 7416 W. Texas 71. Free. www.tc­mas­ter­gar­den­ers.org.

The Iris So­ci­ety of Austin. 7 p.m. Aug. 10. Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den Au­di­to­rium, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. 512-327-0401.

Rose Class. 11 a.m. Aug. 14. Learn to take cut­tings on both an­tique and mod­ern roses. Bring prun­ing shears if you have them, and wear a hat. It’s a Jun­gle, 907 Kramer Lane. Free. 837-1205.

How to Man­age Gar­den

In­sects. 10 a.m. Aug. 21. LCRA Red­bud Cen­ter, RM 108 N, 3601 Lake Austin Blvd. Free. www. tc­mas­ter­gar­den­ers.org

Austin But­ter­fly Fo­rum Meet­ing. 7 p.m Aug. 23. ‘Crick­ets and Kin: the Orthopter­ans.’ Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den Cen­ter, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. www.austin­but­ter­flies. org/Cal­en­dar.

‘Tree of Life – the Co­conut

Palm.’ 7 p.m. Aug. 26. With Venkappa Gani. Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. 444-8765.

Or­chids 101. 11 a.m. Aug. 28. Ba­sic orchid care and re­pot­ting. Par­tic­i­pants can bring one orchid to be re­pot­ted dur­ing the class. It’s a Jun­gle, 907 Kramer Lane. Free. 837-1205.

Grow­ing a Great Lawn. 10 a.m. Sept. 18. Zilker Botan­i­cal Gar­den, 2220 Barton Springs Road. Free. www.tc­mas­ter­gar­den­ers.org.

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