Workshops kick start spring gardening
03/22/2014 12:00 AM
03/21/2014 11:57 AM
• VEGETABLE GARDENING IN RAISED BEDS WORKSHOPS
Where: Green Acres, 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville; 8501 Jackson Highway, Sacramento; and 205 Serpa Way, Folsom
When: 9 a.m. today
Learn the secrets to vegetable gardening success in these hands-on workshops. Different options for raised beds will be discussed as well as drip irrigation, soil prep, seed starting and more. Next in this weekly series of workshops: Helpful hints for soil building and fertilizer.
• SURVIVING THE DROUGHT
Where: Fair Oaks Boulevard Nursery, 4681 Fair Oaks Blvd., Sacramento.
When: 10 a.m. today
Details: www.fairoaksblvdnursery.com, (916) 483-1830
What do you plant when water is an issue? Learn about drought-tolerant plants and low-water gardening.
• VEGGIE GARDENING AND COMPOSTING WORKSHOP
Where: Flower Hut Nursery, 603 4th St. (Highway 65), Wheatland
When: 10 a.m. today
Details: www.flowerhutnursery.com, (530) 633-4526
New to vegetable gardening? Learn the basics to get started as well as tips on making your own fertilizer – compost.
• 67TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO ORCHID SHOW AND SALE
Where: Scottish Rite Center, 6151 H St., Sacramento.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. next Saturday 3/29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 30
Admission: $7; free parking
Details: www.SacramentoOrchids.org, (916) 489-3263
Sacramento Orchid Society hosts its “Orchid Bonanza,” featuring hundreds of rare orchids on display and for sale. Also see potting demonstrations and learn how to make orchids bloom (and rebloom) for years to come.
– Debbie Arrington
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