• SACRAMENTO GERANIUM CLUB ANNUAL PLANT SALE
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today
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
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
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
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