• AMERICAN BONSAI ASSOCIATION OF SACRAMENTO SPRING SHOW
Where: Shepherd Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
Details: email@example.com, (916) 264-8800
This large show features dozens of bonsai as well as a sale of supplies, pots and trees. Demonstrations at 1 p.m. both days by Kathy Shaner.
• WOODLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE PLANT SALE
Where: Woodland Community College Horticulture Garden, 2300 East Gibson Road, Woodland
When: 9 a.m.-noon today
Details: (530) 666-8143
This annual sale of plants, perennials and flowers features plenty of spring and summer favorites including 35 varieties of heirloom tomatoes. Lots of other veggies, too.
• SPRINGTIME AT ANANDA
Where: Crystal Hermitage Gardens at Ananda Village, 14618 Tyler Foote Road, Nevada City
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today and Sunday; continues next Saturday and April 20, 26 and 27
Admission: $5, children ages 12 and under admitted free
Details: www.crystalhermitage.org, (530) 478-7587
The village opens its gardens to the public for this spectacular flower event featuring more than 13,000 tulips blooming against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada foothills.
– Debbie Arrington