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
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
Join the Discussion
The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.