Home and Garden Show, 60 vendors, demonstrations, workshops and more; benefits the Strong Kids Campaign, Central Lincoln County YMCA, Damariscotta. 563-3477. Paul Tukey at 1 p.m., 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today.

Pickling, learn how to preserve fruits and vegetables by pickling, Sanford High School, Sanford, $19. 490-5145. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Garden Lecture Series, Merryspring Nature Park, Camden, $5, free for children. 236-2239. “Gardening Ergonomics,” noon Tuesday.

Grow Orchids at Home with Bill Cullina, with photography and facts from his book, “Understanding Orchids,” Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, 10/$12. www.MaineGardens.org. 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

18th annual Maine Garden Day, presented by University of Maine Cooperative Extension; trade show and several workshops; space is limited, Lewiston High Schoo, $50. 743-6329. www.umaine.edu/gardening/maine. 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Gardening workshop, registration required, Skillins Greenhouse, Brunswick, free. (800) 339-8111. “Vegetable Gardening,” 9 a.m., “Growing a Kitchen Garden,” 2 p.m. Saturday.

Seed Starting, Skillins Greenhouse, Cumberland, Free. “Vegetable Gardening,” 9 a.m.; “What’s New,” 2 p.m. Saturday.