Busy garden calendar features last chance sale and huge flower show.
Sacramento Tree Foundation and SMUD offer free shade trees to home owners — and now is perfect planting time.
Bulbs top to-do list of this week’s garden chores.
Things for gardeners to do this week
Sweet peas and other flowers should be planted now
Sacramento radio host and lifetime master gardener Farmer Fred Hoffman, author of the Farmer Fred Rant, shares a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how new varieties of fruit are evaluated.
Big autumn plant sales at two locations
Fall faire, big garden party on tap today
On our dill this year, it has been a black swallowtail invasion, which has caused some to celebrate and a few to voice concern. Some gardeners might look at the dill covered in black swallowtail caterpillars and asked what we are going to do about that.
Fun in store at these public events
Think ahead to cool fall while wrapping up warm-weather tasks.
Tomatoes, creative recyclables, flight lessons and more
Garden checklist of the things to do for the week of Aug. 24.
Here are things to do in the garden and around home this week in the Sacramento region.
I need a vine that will handle full sun, but for only part of the year.
Tour Capay Farms and enjoy hands-on harvesting opportunities and a farm talk, at their customer appreciation day. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 23800 Highway 16, Capay. Free. (530) 796-4111.
Sunday - Natomas Rose Garden fountain dedication and reception with a tango dance to follow.