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

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu,

(530) 752-4880

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

Admission: Free

Details: Email irvfaria@gmail.com 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

Details: www.woodlandlibraryroseclub.com

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

Admission: Free

Details: www.exoticplantsltd.com, (916) 922-4769

Learn how to create your own indoor garden under glass.

– Debbie Arrington

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