Garden events: Shop for plants and learn drip irrigation

03/15/2014 12:00 AM

03/15/2014 12:19 AM

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MEMBER APPRECIATION PLANT SALE

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu, (530) 752-4880

Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum celebrate spring with this first members-only sale of the year, featuring the New Front Yard series. New members can join at the door. Get a $10 coupon and 10 percent off purchases.

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IRRIGATION TUNE-UP WORKSHOPS

Where: Green Acres, 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; 8501 Jackson Highway, Sacramento; and 205 Serpa Way, Folsom

When: 9 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

Learn how to install or convert to a drip irrigation system in these hands-on workshops.

WHAT’S BLOOMING IN THE CEMETERY?

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 455-8166

Visit the perennials in the cemetery’s Hamilton Square for an early peek at spring blooms.

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DAFFODIL CONVENTION

Where: Ironstone Vineyards, 1894 Six Mile Road, Murphys

When: 11a.m.-5 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: www.ironstonevineyards.com, (209) 728-1251

See thousands of daffodils in bloom in hundreds of varieties in one of the biggest daffodil displays in California.

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SPRING PLANT AND CRAFT SALE

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday and March 24

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 808-8800

Dozens of local garden and crafts clubs take part in this annual event. Learn about these organizations as well as shop for plants, garden supplies and hand-made crafts.

– Debbie Arrington

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