Open Garden Day
Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks
When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 17
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Join the Sacramento County master gardeners as they work in their large demonstration gardens. Special presentations at 10 a.m. include vegetable pest management, summer pruning in the fruit orchard, vineyard management and harvesting lavender.
Garden to Vase: Growing Cut Flowers
Where: Soil Born Farms, American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova
When: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, June 17
Learn how to grow perennials, native plants, herbs and more that produce beautiful cut flowers. Also tackle the basics of flower harvesting, preparation and arranging.
CSI: Old City Cemetery
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 7 p.m. Saturday, June 17
Admission: $10 (cash only)
Tour the cemetery’s gardens under the setting sun and learn how early Sacramento detectives solved some of the worst crimes California’s capital had ever seen.
Midweek Open Garden
Where: Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, DeWitt Center, 11477 E Ave., Auburn
When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, June 21
UC Master Gardeners of Placer County celebrate Pollinators Week with a lunchtime “Open Garden” devoted to bees and other pollinators. Learn how to build a “pollinator hotel” and what plants pollinators love. Also, bring your garden questions and get expert advice.