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November 16, 2013

Garden events: Learn how to prune trees, care for berries

Garden workshops offer advice on these annual tasks.

• 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)

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

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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