Shop for geraniums, see the trees

05/10/2014 12:00 AM

05/09/2014 11:16 AM

• SACRAMENTO GERANIUM CLUB ANNUAL PLANT SALE

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

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 969-9731

Find hundreds of unusual and scented geraniums at this club sale.

• CAPITOL PARK TREE TOUR

Where: Capitol; meet on north steps facing L Street

When: 10:30 a.m.-noon today

Admission: Free

Details: www.sactree.com, (916) 924-8733

Take a tour of Capitol Park with a focus on its famous trees. Look for the guide wearing a Sacramento Tree Foundation T-shirt.

• WALK WITH WARREN

Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis

When: Noon Wednesday

Admission: Free

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

Join Warren Roberts, the arboretum’s superintendent emeritus, in a tour of spring colors in the arboretum’s gardens.

• ROSEVILLE GREENER GARDENS TOUR AND EXPO

Where: Roseville Utility Exploration Center (Mahany Park), 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. next Saturday

Admission: $5 per family

Details: www.roseville.ca.us/explore, (916) 746-1550

Learn how to have a more sustainable landscape during this water-wise event. See garden conversions on the self-guided tour. Get advice at the expo on irrigation, sheet mulching, lawn removal, plant selection and how to help your trees survive drought. Master gardeners and green gardeners on duty, too. Sign up for tour in advance via website.

• 38TH ANNUAL CARMICHAEL CACTUS AND SUCCULENT SOCIETY ANNUAL SHOW AND SALE

Where: Carmichael Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 18

Admission: Free

Details: www.ccandss.com/

This huge show features scores of rare and unusual plants on display plus a large sale featuring handmade pottery, books, drawings and plants. First 100 attendees each day receive a free plant to take home.

– Debbie Arrington

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