• WHAT’S BLOOMING IN THE CEMETERY
Take a guided tour of the cemetery’s world-famous gardens; rain cancels.
• NATIVES AS THE NEW FRONT YARD
Learn how to use California native plants in water-efficient landscaping, then tour the Mary Wattis Brown Garden to see examples.
• ORCHID FESTIVAL SHOW AND SALE
Hosted by the Orchid Forum of Sacramento, this event features scores of exotic orchids in full bloom plus demonstrations on their care.
Take home plants and supplies, too.
• FALL PLANTING AND PERENNIAL BENEFIT SALE
Hosted by perennials expert Bob Hamm, this sale features hundreds of unusual perennials and 2014 introductions, just in time for fall planting. Proceeds benefit Sunburst Projects’ holiday programs for children and family living with HIV and AIDS.