Garden week ahead: Smell the roses at Sacramento’s annual show
04/26/2014 12:00 AM
04/24/2014 4:39 PM
• 66TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO ROSE SOCIETY SHOW
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 1-5 p.m. today
Details: www.sactorose.org, (916) 799-6199
Come see (and smell) hundreds of roses in one of the largest spring flower exhibitions in Sacramento. Learn how to grow your own roses, too, and take some home.
• PUBLIC PLANT SALE: THE NEW FRONT YARD
Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today
Prepare your landscape for long-term water conservation with attractive, drought-tolerant, easy-care, region-appropriate plants, including a large selection of California natives, Arboretum All-Stars and New Front Yard series.
• PAULINE’S GARDEN SPRING TOUR
Where: Home of Pauline and Irv Faria, 3731 Dell Road, Carmichael
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today
Details: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (916) 944-3305
Enjoy the spring splendor of this natural woodland garden featuring Japanese maples. Located along Carmichael Creek, this 1-acre private garden is a Certified National Wildlife Habitat.
• 23RD ANNUAL WOODLAND GARDEN TOUR
Where: Start at library, 250 First St., Woodland
When: Noon-5 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $20, $10 youth
This tour features eight private gardens, the historic Gable Mansion, the library’s own large rose garden and a vintage wedding fashion show.
• TERRARIUM DIY WORKSHOP
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon next Saturday
Details: www.exoticplantsltd.com, (916) 922-4769
Learn how to create your own indoor garden under glass.
– Debbie Arrington
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