Green Acres Dig Into Spring Event, features vendors and free seminars with topics that include canning, soil, fruit and citrus trees. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. Green Acres, 205 Serpa Way, Folsom. Free. (916) 673-9290.
Button Bazaar 2013: The Sacramento Button Club hosts a collectible clothing button show and sale from dealers from around the country. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Carmichael Community Club House, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Free. (916) 489-1785.
Hundreds of blooming cymbidium orchids will be for sale at the Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society's annual show and sale. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (916) 421-9615.
Spring Fling Craft Show is a boutique style show featuring handmade gifts and holiday decorations. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Penryn Masonic Lodge, 7201 Colony Way, Penryn. Free. (916) 726-1672.
Magnificent Magnolias Tour with magnolia expert and San Francisco Botanical Garden Docent Joe Barbaccia. 1-3 p.m. San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 Ninth Ave., San Francisco. $15. (415) 661-1316.
The Sacramento Center for the Textile Arts presents a trunk show and lecture by Karen Boutté. 7 p.m. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free for SCTA members; $3 general. (916) 927-7367.
Follow clues to discover "secret gardens" and assemble materials for a secret art project at the Secret Garden Scavenger Hunt for Families. 1-4 p.m. San Francisco Botanical Garden, 1199 Ninth Ave., San Francisco. $7 general; $5 seniors, students, children ages 12-17; $2 children ages 5-11, free for children 4 and younger. (415) 661-1316.
The Friends of Jensen Botanical Garden will host a work day to help restore the garden. Tasks include mulching, pruning, weeding and planting tulips. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 8250 Fair Oaks Blvd., Carmichael. (916) 485-5322.
Sacramento Geranium Club will host a meeting featuring Master Gardener Debbie Rogenmoser, who will speak on making bath salts and scented oils using herbs and scented geraniums. 10 a.m. Shepard Art and Garden Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. (916) 419-0130.
Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society: The program includes a Sacramento County wildflowers slide show presented by Chris Wassermann and Jane Fetler. 10 a.m. Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Free. (916) 729-3475.
Sierra Foothills Rose Society: Speakers Dave Coop and Diane Benson will speak on the topic, "Trip to South Africa with the World Rose Federation International." 7:30 p.m., Crafts Room at the Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville. Free. (916) 316-5873.
Classes and workshops
The Placer County master gardeners present their sixth annual Gardeners Gathering. Five speakers will share their ideas for home gardening, master gardener question-and-answer booths, and booths from other gardening agencies. 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Blue Goose Fruit Shed, 3550 Taylor Road, Loomis. $30 (register online at http://pcmg.ucanr.org or in person at 11477 E Ave., Auburn). (530) 889-7388.
Sacramento County UC Cooperative Extension master gardeners present a workshop on the basics of worm composting. Learn about the bins, worms, feeding worms, and harvesting worm castings. 1-2:30 p.m. Sylvan Oaks Library, 6700 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights. Free. (916) 875-6913.
Learn how to choose the right varieties of tomatoes, deal with pests and diseases, and properly water, care for, and harvest tomatoes. Other topics include canning, dehydrating and freezing tomatoes. Presented by the El Dorado County Master Gardeners. 9 a.m.-noon. Government Center Hearing Room, Building C, 2850 Fairland Court, Placerville. Free. (530) 621-5502.
Learn secrets to the ancient art of creating and growing bonsai trees with Exotic Plants owner and founder Kifumi Keppler. Noon-1:30 p.m. Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Suite 165, Sacramento. Free. (916) 922-4769. Advance registration required.
Learn everything you need to know about growing your own tomatoes in a workshop presented by the Nevada County master gardeners. Topics include soil, tomato varieties, harvesting and the best locations to plant. 10 a.m.-noon. Veterans Memorial Building, 255 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley. Free. (530) 273-0919.
The Placer County master gardeners present a series of composting and soil workshops. 8:30-10 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6-$8 per workshop. (530) 889-7388.
El Dorado County master gardeners present a workshop on irrigation. The basics of home sprinkler and drip irrigation systems will be discussed. Learn how to reduce your water bill while providing your plants with the water they need. 9 a.m.-noon. Veterans' Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville. Free. (530) 621-5502.
Edible Landscape Workshop presented by the UC Sacramento County master gardeners. Topics include the basics of design, planning, plant selection, maintenance, harvesting and storage options. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St., Sacramento. $30. (916) 875-6719. Advanced registration required.
Learn about plants and techniques to create a deer-resistant garden and landscape. 10-11 a.m. High-Hand Nursery, 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis. Free. (916) 652-2065. Advanced registration required.
The Nevada County master gardeners present a workshop on water management. Topics include design, water holding capacity, different methods of irrigation and tools to help measure water output. 10 a.m.-noon. NID Business Center Grounds, 1036 West Main St., Grass Valley. Free. (530) 273-0919.