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The week ahead: Home and garden activities

Published: Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 - 12:00 am | Page 2CALIFORNIA LIFE

GARDEN-RELATED ACTIVITIES

• TREE PRUNING CLINIC

Where: Carmichael Library, 5606 Marconi Ave., Sacramento

When: 10:30 a.m.-noon next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: Register at www.sactree.com/events; (916) 974-4333

Get your trees in tip-top shape with this free workshop, offered by the Sacramento Tree Foundation. Learn how to help your trees develop good structure and form. Various pruning tools will be presented and there will be walkabouts on library grounds to look at what makes a beautiful, healthy tree.


• HOLIDAY GIFTS FROM THE GARDEN

Where: Gibson House, 512 Gibson Road, Woodland

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: (530) 666-1045

Find garden gifts and gifts for gardeners (including plants) at this sale, which benefits the Yolo County Historical Museum.


• GARDEN PREP FOR WINTER

Where: Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, UC Davis Arboretum, Garrod Drive

When: 2 p.m. next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880

Are your garden beds ready for winter weather? Find out how the arboretum's expert gardeners prepare California natives and other plants for the cold, wet season.


HOME-RELATED ACTIVITIES

• FESTIVAL OF TREES

Where: Fusion International Arts Center, 501 Arden Way, Sacramento

When: 6:30 p.m. next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: http://fusioniac.com, (916) 538-4008

This fundraising event features fully decorated trees, wreaths and gingerbread houses, created by local organizations and raffled off to patrons. Refreshments and live music, too.

– Debbie Arrington

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