Tampa African Violet Society: The theme of the African Violet Society of America judged show and sale is "Love at first sight." The event is noon to 5 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Farm Bureau, 100 S Mulrennan Road, Valrico. African violets, gesneriads and supplies will be available for sale. Free parking and admission. Call (813) 689-8700 or (813) 681-1910.
Begonia Society of Tampa Bay: Bob Koehler will lead a propagation program at 10:30 Saturday at the Tate Distribution Center, 6401 N 54th St. Call (813) 779-7641.
Vegetable gardening workshop: Find out about gardening basics, organic gardening techniques, and pest management at the vegetable gardening workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Hillsborough County Extension Office, 5339 County Road 579, Seffner. The cost is $5. Call (813) 744-5519, ext. 137.
Town 'N Country Garden Circle: Master gardener Al Latina will talk about "Fun with Orchids" at noon Wednesday at the Town 'N Country Recreation Center, 6039 Hanley Road. Call (813) 884-3462.