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Home and garden events, Nov. 25-Dec. 2 |

Home and garden events, Nov. 25-Dec. 2

Saturday, Nov. 25

Defining your aesthetic: Tour The Nursery’s vignettes with designer David to get inspiration for your own outdoor space. The living landscapes include the latest concepts and styles of home and garden couture, plants, trees and furniture to help guests envision their own outdoor retreat. Feel free to bring a camera, some coffee and questions! 7000 Marine Way, Irvine. 949-581-2085 or thenurserybysouthwinds.com


Sunday, Nov. 26

Christmas boutique: Get in the spirit of the holiday season at Joyeux Noël at Roger’s Gardens. Glass ornaments are hand blown and hand decorated in family workshops in Poland, nutcrackers made in Germany accompany seasonal dinnerware from Portugal and Italy. Boutique open various times and dates through Dec. 23. Roger’s Gardens. 2301 San Joaquin Hills Road, Corona del Mar. 949-640-5800 or rogersgardens.com

Tuesday, Nov. 28

A healthy baking class: Join Kelly Solorzano as she shows guests how to transform traditional treats into gluten-free, grain-free, and sprouted goodies. She will demonstrate how to incorporate sprouted flours and gluten-free flours such as coconut flour, almond flour, pumpkin seed flour, and arrowroot flour without compromising the texture and taste! Light refreshments will be served. $35. 6-7:30 p.m. 1125 Victoria St., Suite R, Costa Mesa. 949-650-0830 or fermfarm.com

Saturday, Dec. 2

Gardening workshop: Vibrant succulents and native plants will take root as community members learn the dos and don’ts of water-wise landscaping with Orange County Coastkeeper. Dozens of families and businesses will learn how to transform their grassy lawns into drought-tolerant landscapes. Free. 10-11 a.m. 8520 E. Santiago Canyon Road, Orange. 714-850-1965 or coastkeeper.org

Food preservation class: This workshop is an introductory hands-on lesson teaching water bath, steam canning methods and safety standards of canning high acid foods. Culinary supervisor Pam Wnuck will demonstrate how to make a holiday pepper jelly to enjoy or give as a gift. Participants will take home what they make in class. Ages 9 and up are welcome in this class, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required. $25. 9:30 a.m. Centennial Farm. 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. ocfair.com or 714-708-1500

Handmade holiday gift workshop: Join The Ecology Center for a hands-on workshop to learn how to make terrariums. Guests will learn the history and origin of the terrariums from expert Vicki Marks, enjoy a talk about plants, soil, exposure and observe a planting demonstration. $20-30. 10 a.m. 32701 Alipaz St., San Juan Capistrano. 949-443-4223 or theecologycenter.org

Natural dyes workshop: Create your own natural, plant-based dyes and take home your own project. Learn the history and future of natural dyes, process plants for dyeing, and complete a dye project from start to finish. $125-150. 12 p.m. 32701 Alipaz St., San Juan Capistrano. 949-443-4223 or theecologycenter.org

Holiday porch sale: Give your loved ones a gift from the Tools For Change shop. Members receive 10 percent off every time they shop in store. Items will be local goods that make a positive impact on the community. Free to attend. 10 a.m. 32701 Alipaz St., San Juan Capistrano. 949-443-4223 or theecologycenter.org

Please send events for the Home and Garden Calendar four weeks ahead of the date they will occur to kbarrett@scng.com.

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