Garden events: Learn how to prune trees, care for berries
11/16/2013 12:00 AM
11/15/2013 6:47 PM
• TREE PRUNING WORKSHOPS
Where: Belle Cooledge Library, 5600 S. Land Park Drive, Sacramento, and Southgate Library, 6132 66th Ave., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. today (Belle Cooledge) and 1 p.m. next Saturday (Southgate)
Details: www.sactree.com, (916)924-8733
Learn how to help your trees be their best. Various pruning tools and techniques will be explored during these indoor workshops presented by the Sacramento Tree Foundation. If weather permits, the discussion will move outdoors with walkabouts to view trees surrounding the library venues.
• BERRIES IN THE FOOTHILLS
Where: Government Center Hearing Room, Building C, 2850 Fairlane St., Placerville
When: 9 a.m. today
Details: http://ceeldorado.ucanr.edu, (530)621-5502
El Dorado County master gardeners share their tips on how to grow strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and more in foothill gardens.
• FALL COLOR IN THE ROSE GARDEN
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. next Saturday; rain cancels
Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916)448-0811
Tour the garden’s world-renown collection of old and rare garden roses, many of which offer unusual, eye-catching hips.
– Debbie Arrington
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