WHAT'S BLOOMING IN THE CEMETERY?
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. today
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
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
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
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.
Where: Gazebo, UC Davis Arboretum
When: 1 p.m. Sunday
Details:arboretum.ucdavis.edu (530) 752-4880
Tour the arboretum gardens with insect experts and learn names, trapping methods and ecology.
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.