Late winter is perfect time to fertilize many trees as well as flowering shrubs and perennials.
More than 150,000 orchids in bloom fill Fort Mason Center.
The Bee's Debbie Arrington hosted a live chat Monday packed with questions and answers about how best to conserve water indoors and out during this time of drought-like conditions and short water supplies. Replay it here.
Seconds Sale, a sale of less-than-perfect pottery, glass, metal and clay work. 10 a.m. Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (530) 878-8034. www.artbyfire.org.
Garden calendar events, classes and workshops.
Annual nationwide count, now in its 114th year, tallies migration including flocks that visit Sacramento area in winter.
Learn to make holiday cards and gift boxes in Davis; first rose pruning workshop of season offered at City Cemetery.
Sacramento radio host Farmer Fred Hoffman, author of “Farmer Fred Rants,” tackles the difference between gardening shoes and garden shoes.
Transplant lettuce and kale; plant onions, fava beans and mustard.
Tree pruning and old garden roses also part of weekend highlights.
Prepare for chilly nights ahead by protecting tender plants.
Some 300 volunteers tackle garden and green space projects at 36 sites.
Clean up summer and fall debris, then get ready for winter and spring.
Make most of mild weather by transplanting groundcovers, moving shrubs or trees and dividing perennials.
Busy garden calendar features last chance sale and huge flower show.