• PACIFIC ORCHID EXPO
See more than 150,000 exotic orchids in bloom during this show, the nation’s largest orchid exposition.
• SEED STARTING WORKSHOPS
Get ready for a summer harvest. First step: Start seeds. One of a weekly series, this workshop offers lessons on growing vegetables from seed — including starting seeds indoors for later transplant. Also get tips on planting seeds directly outdoors and making sure they’ll grow.
• OPEN GARDEN WITH MASTER GARDENERS
Join the UC master gardeners – rain or shine – as they demonstrate grafting as well as pruning techniques for ornamental grasses, perennials, grapes and berries. Check out the cool-season vegetable garden for ideas. Got a garden problem or pest? Bring a sample (in a closed plastic bag) for evaluation.
• WORM WORKSHOP
El Dorado County master gardeners present everything you need to know about worms and vermicomposting. Learn how to turn kitchen waste into garden gold with these hungry critters.
• AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY TOUR
In honor of Black History Month, this tour pays tribute to the early African Americans who made Sacramento their home. Learn history while touring the cemetery’s famous gardens that are seeing some extra-early spring bloom.