6th–8th Romancing the Stone
10am–4.30pm. Cnr Hawtin & Lilian Rds, Maida Vale. (08) 9454 4298. $6. View colourful shrubs and plants set against rock walls and water features, where local artists will exhibit their work. Refreshments available, and proceeds to amandayoungfoundation.org.au
14th–15th Open Gardens West Coast
10am–4pm. 11 Arthur Rd, Gooseberry Hill and 53 Temby Ave, Kalamunda. $6 per garden. Meet the owners at two gardens featuring a variety of natives to attract wildlife, interspersed with climate-tolerant exotics, vegetables and more. Plant sales at Temby Ave, which is wheelchair friendly; refreshments at both gardens. More venues at opengardenswestcoast.org
14th–15th Spring Arts & Crafts Show
10am–4pm. Agricultural Hall, 48 Canning Rd, Kalamunda. 0427 260 252. Inspiring arts and crafts for the garden, home and courtyard, all handmade by local artisans. Cafe on-site.
15th Pinjarra Gardening Day
10am–3pm. Edenvale Homestead, George St, Pinjarra. 0409 686 015. Free. Enjoy a discussion with gardening writer Deryn Thorpe on ‘Companion planting for roses’, a hanging basket competition, stalls and refreshments at this historic homestead.
21st–22nd Amanda’s Garden
10am–4.30pm. Cnr Margaret & Matison St, Southern River. (08) 9398 7275. $5. Annual fete set in a mass rose display in a tranquil setting of paperbarks, planted in memory of 18-year-old meningococcal victim Amanda Young.
21st–22nd Ferguson Valley Open Gardens
10am–4pm. Ferguson Valley Visitor Centre, 5 Ferguson Rd, Dardanup. (08) 9728 3138. Gold coin to $5 per garden. Join the inaugural trail around beautiful Ferguson Valley, including structured, rambling, small cottage and sculpture gardens. Owner talks and refreshments at some gardens.
21st–22nd, 28th–29th Albany Community Spring Garden Festival
10am–4pm. Albany Visitors Centre, Old Railway Station, Proudlove Pde, Albany. (08) 9844 8431. $5 per garden. Visit nine gardens in and around Albany, from a large riverside farm and parkland garden to organic, cottage and traditional home gardens. View a bonsai display, and browse stalls at different gardens. All proceeds to the Community Hospice.