Prune-a-thon makes McKinley Park bloom

01/04/2014 12:00 AM

01/02/2014 5:37 PM

• MCKINLEY PARK PRUNE-A-THON

Where: McKinley Park Memorial Rose Garden, H and 33rd streets, Sacramento

When: 9 a.m.-noon today

Admission: Free

Details: www.sactorose.org, (916) 799-6199

Get ready to snip! Once again, the Sacramento Rose Society needs volunteers to prune McKinley Park’s rose garden – more than 1,000 bushes. No experience necessary; public is welcome. Pruning demonstrations will be led by the society’s seasoned rosarians. Come learn how to make your roses bloom better in 2014, too! Bring pruning shears and gloves.

• WINTER ORCHID CARE WORKSHOP

Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon today

Admission: Free

Details: www.exoticplantsltd.com,

( 916) 922-4769

Learn how to keep your indoor orchids happy and blooming through the winter.

• WALK WITH WARREN

Where: Meet at Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis

When: Noon Wednesday

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu,

(530) 752-4880

Join arboretum superintendent emeritus Warren Roberts for an engaging exploration of the UC Davis Arboretum’s west end gardens.

– Debbie Arrington

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