Ahead in the garden: Fun adventures for children in cemetery, arboretum

Published: Friday, Sep. 27, 2013 - 11:45 am

• CEMETERY ADVENTURES FOR YOUNGSTERS

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 448-0811

Designed for third-grade children and younger, this special guided family tour explores the cemetery’s flora and fauna from a kid’s perspective.

• ANNUAL FALL NATIVE PLANT SALE

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

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today and Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: www.sacvalleycnps.org, (916) 488-3894

The Sacramento Valley Chapter of the California Native Plant Society offers a wide range of native plants including many local varieties. The plants are grown by Elderberry Farms Native Plant Nursery and Cornflower Farms. In addition, find native bulbs from Far West Bulb Farm.

• EL DORADO MASTER GARDENERS FALL PLANT SALE

Where: Veterans’ Memorial Building, 130 Placerville Drive, Placerville

When: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: http://cecentralsierra.ucanr.edu

Foothill gardeners flock to this sale, geared toward fall and winter gardening. Find many cool-season veggies plus herbs, flowering annuals, perennials, houseplants, bonsai, native plants and more. Also get expert advice from master gardeners.

• NATURE ADVENTURES:

BUTTERFLY ECOLOGY

Where: Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum

When: 11 a.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

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

On this special tour for all ages, join naturalist Steve Daubert and explore the ecological relationship between the arboretum’s flowering plants and butterflies.

– Debbie Arrington



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