• DIG INTO SPRING IDEAS FAIR
This two-day gardening extravaganza offers many local experts, including Bill Maynard, Annie Joseph, Soleil Tranquilli, Greg Gayton, Chris Totten, Don Smith and Ed Laivo. Learn about vegetable gardening, saving water, drought-tolerant landscapes, planting containers, growing fruit – and preserving it, too. Popular food trucks and barbecue demonstrations will keep patrons well-fed.
• WINTERS FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FRUIT TREE SALE
Winters Friends of the Library hosts this annual fundraiser featuring more than 400 fruit and nut trees donated by Sierra Gold Nurseries. Those trees will be priced at $10; the event ends when the last tree is sold (usually by late morning).
In addition, Four Winds Growers of Winters donated 50 potted dwarf citrus trees, including lemons, limes and oranges; those trees will be sold for $25 each. Proceeds support the library’s programs.
TOUR: MAUSOLEUMS AND TOMBS
Discover the “secrets” of the 1800s tombs in Sacramento’s historic cemetery while touring its gardens.
• BONSAI WORKSHOP
Learn how to create and care for your own bonsai, “little trees in pots.”
TOUR: ALL THINGS ACACIA
Enjoy an early spring display of yellow blossoms on this guided tour of the arboretum’s Eric E. Conn Acacia Grove, featuring more than 50 acacia varieties from around the world.