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May 24, 2014

Learn how to graft citrus

Rare fruit growers share their skills at hands-on workshop.

•  CITRUS GRAFTING WORKSHOP

Where: 21538 County Road 99, Woodland

When: 10 a.m. Saturday

Admission: Free; certified budwood, $1 each; rootstock, $2.50; grafters trees, $5

Details: www.crfg.org; email sacramento@crfg.org

The Sacramento Valley chapter of the California Rare Fruit Growers shows how to graft citrus during this hands-on workshop.

• SOUTHSIDE PARK TREE TOUR

Where: Southside Park, Eighth and T streets, Sacramento

When: 1 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: www.sactree.com

Led by volunteers of the Sacramento Tree Foundation, this guided tour explores the big trees of shady Southside Park.

• SACRAMENTO CHRYSANTHEMUM SOCIETY CUTTING SALE

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

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

June 1

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 988-6081

Find a huge selection of unusual and colorful mums, including exhibition, quill and spider mums. Experts will answer questions and offer tips for cultivation. Bring your own box to carry home plants.

• BUGTOPIA 3.0: DISCOVER EVERYDAY INSECTS

When: 1 p.m. June 1

Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis

Admission: Free

Details: arboretum.ucdavis.edu,

(530) 752-4880

At this family event, learn about the hidden insect wonders of the arboretum as well as bug names, trapping methods and ecology.

– Debbie Arrington

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