• MCKINLEY PARK PRUNE-A-THON
Where: McKinley Park Memorial Rose Garden, H and 33rd streets, Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-noon today
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
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
Join arboretum superintendent emeritus Warren Roberts for an engaging exploration of the UC Davis Arboretum’s west end gardens.
– Debbie Arrington