Seed Starting, Skillins Greenhouse, Cumberland, Free. Growing a kitchen garden, 2 p.m. today.

Gardening workshop, registration required, Skillins Greenhouse, Brunswick, free. (800) 339-8111. What’s New, 2 p.m. today.

Jam, Jelly, and Marmalade, learn how to make a batch of jam and/or jelly using the (water bath) canning method, Sanford High School, Sanford, $19. 490-5145. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday.

A Spectrum of Scented Geraniums, Demos and 30 live plants, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, 12/$15. www.MaineGardens.org. 3 to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Architalx, speaker series focusing on architecture and design issues; seating limited, doors open at 5:30 p.m., Portland Museum of Art, Portland, $10, ($8 online only). www.architalx.org. Alan Organschi, New Haven, Conn., 6 p.m. Thursday.

Listening Event, public opportunity to offer ideas and suggestions for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens in Boothbay; a pair of passes to the gardens will be given to participants; reservations requested, Portland Public Library, Portland. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

Gardening 101, also at Skillins in Cumberland at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and at Skillins in Falmouth at 10 a.m., Skillins Greenhouse, Brunswick, Free. 442-8111. Reservations required, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday.