MASTER GARDENER WORKSHOP
Where: Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks
When: 9 a.m.-noon today
Details: ucanr.org/sacmg, (916) 875-6913
Citrus, building good soil, vermicomposting and worm bins will be in the spotlight during this workshop with dozens of master gardeners. They'll help solve other garden dilemmas, too.
WHAT'S BLOOMING IN THE CEMETERY?
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. today (rain cancels)
Details: oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 264-7839
This guided tour focuses on the early-blooming perennials in the Hamilton Square garden.
BENEFIT PLANT SALE
Where: 3072 24th St., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Sunday and Monday
Details: (916) 617-7516
Hosted by local perennials expert Robert Hamm, this fundraiser for the Sunburst Projects' camp fund for children affected by HIV/AIDS features hundreds of perennials including many unusual varieties. Find wood poppies, tall hybrid phlox, hostas, California natives and much more.
SAN FRANCISCO FLOWER SHOW
Where: San Mateo Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo
When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday- next Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 24
Admission: $20; seniors, age 65 and up, $18; children 16 and under admitted free; parking, $12
Details: www.sfgardenshow.com, (888) 695-0888
This gigantic show features 20 major display gardens plus 30 small-space gardens created by innovative designers. A marketplace doubles last year's space. Lots of food and gardening seminars, too.
ART, PLANT & CRAFT SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday and March 24
Support dozens of clubs that call the Shepard center home. This sale features plants, pottery, books and more.
EARLY SPRING VEGETABLES & EGG SAFETY
Where: UC Cooperative Extension auditorium, 4145 Branch Center Road, Sacramento
When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday
Details: cesacramento.ucdavis.edu, (916) 875-6913
On the first day of spring, UC master preservers demonstrate how to preserve the vegetable harvest and work with eggs.