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A Predock Frane project in Venice. PHOTO: Nicolas Marques.

Flora & Fauna

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“Butterflies & Blooms” A menagerie of winged beauties return to the S.F. Conservatory of Flowers in a transformed bungalow.

May 8-Oct. 20; conservatoryofflowers.org. • VENICE GARDEN & HOME TOUR The 20th anniversary year celebrates cool properties by the likes of Jay Griffith and Predock Frane on and near Abbot Kinney Boulevard. May 4; venicegardentour.org. • MENDOCINO RHODODENDRONS Take a Sunday drive to Fort Bragg and its floral-dotted bluffs. There, lush rhodos bloom in myriad shades of pink. visitmendocino.com.

Written by Alison Clare Steingold