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The week ahead: home and garden activities

Published: Saturday, May. 18, 2013 - 12:00 am | Page 2CALIFORNIA LIFE

GARDEN-RELATED ACTIVITIES


• WHAT'S BLOOMING IN THE CEMETERY?

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.cemeteryrose.org, (916) 448-0811

This guided tour visits the cemetery's world-renowned rose collection as well as Hamilton Square perennials and California natives.


• ARBORETUM CLEARANCE SALE

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today

Admission: Free

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

Find the best prices of the season at the arboretum's final spring sale including Arboretum All-Stars and Durable Delights. Also, bring used shovels, spades and trowels for the arboretum's art project.


• 20th ANNUAL SATSUKI AIKOKAI BONSAI SHOW

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 428-8505

See scores of flowering bonsai during this colorful show. Daily raffles and plant sales, too. Demonstrations each day at 1:30 p.m. by bonsai expert Yuzo Maruyama.


• THE MAGIC OF SPRING: A GARDEN AFFAIR

Where: Governor's Mansion, 1526 H St., Sacramento

When: 4-6 p.m. today

Admission: $30

Details: www.brownpapertickets.com, (916) 445-3727.

See the historic mansion's restored gardens as well as decorated rooms during this benefit to support further renovation of California's "first" residence.


• BUGTOPIA 2.0

Where: Gazebo, UC Davis Arboretum

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

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

Tour the arboretum gardens with insect experts and learn names, trapping methods and ecology.


HOME-RELATED ACTIVITIES


• AUBURN SPRING HOME SHOW

Where: Auburn Gold County Fairgrounds, 1273 High St., Auburn

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and Sunday.

Admission: $7 general; $1 children, age 5-12; children age 4 and younger admitted free.

Details: www.auburnhomeshows.com, (530) 887-3616

This show features more than 800 exhibits, vendors and displays. Check out energy savers, farm-to-fork demonstrations and gardening seminars. Landscapers Meadow features demonstration gardens.

– Debbie Arrington

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