Northern California Art By Fire
Seconds Sale, a sale of less-than-perfect pottery, glass, metal and clay work. 10 a.m. Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. Free. (530) 878-8034. www.artbyfire.org.
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Putah Creek Tree Planting
Volunteers will be planting alder, willow, and mule fat into pre-established holes. 9 a.m. Putah Creek, Putah Creek Road parking lot, east of the diversion dam, Winters. (309) 838-0021.
Lodi Home & Garden Show
The Lodi Home & Garden Show offers homeowners and future homeowners the opportunity to visit several vendors in one place at one time. Guests can visit vendors and get tips and new ideas to help improve and beautify their homes and yards. Noon Friday, 10 a.m. next Saturday-Jan. 19. Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi. $3 admission at the door. (209) 941-1880. www.metroexpositions.com.
Composting, Mulching and Organic Fertilizers for Healthy Trees and Gardens
Learn how compost, mulch and organic fertilizers can enhance your garden. Each participating family will go home with a compost bin (truck, van or SUV needed to transport). 8:30 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents, $8 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550. www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops/gardening_workshops.asp.
Learn the proper way to prune the plants in your landscape. 10 a.m. High-Hand Nursery, 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis. Free. (916) 652-2065. highhand.com/component/content/article/231-high-hand-classes-2014.
Public Rose Prune-a-Thon
Learn safe techniques for pruning roses. Bring your own gloves, pruners and bucket. 9 a.m. Amador Senior Center Rose Garden, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. Free. (530) 626-1722. motherloderose.org
Winter is for Pruning
Focuses on safe pruning and will help identify the need for professional help with pruning. Information will be provided on water-friendly trees for our region. 11 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents, $8 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550.
Spring/Summer Garden Preparation
Learn how to get a jump on spring and summer vegetable and flower gardening. 11 a.m. ACC Senior Services Center, 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento. Free. (916) 393-9026, ext. 330. www.accsv.org/cl.
Fused Glass Class
Learn to make glass jewelry in a six-week class. Techniques taught in cutting and designing the glass. 9 a.m. Thursdays, through Feb. 13. Cordova Senior Activity Center, 3480 Routier Roa, Sacramento. $75 members, $77 nonmembers. (916) 961-7770.
Green Gardener at Home
Features presentations and hands-on exercises about water efficiency and sustaining your healthy landscape. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, through March 13. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $55 Roseville residents, $65 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550. www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops/gardening_workshops.asp.
Learn when to start pruning and the different techniques behind it. 1 p.m. El Dorado MG Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville. Free. (530) 621-5512.