Workshop: Fall Is for Planting
Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations
When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 19
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Learn why autumn is the right time to plant most shrubs, trees and perennials for better drought-tolerance in seasons to come. Get tips on selection and planting. The next workshop topic is at 9 a.m. Sept. 26: “Building Your Soil: The Root of Healthy Gardens.”
40th annual Sacramento Historic Home Tour
Where: Start at 14th and R streets, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20
Admission: $25 advance, $30 day of tour
Formerly the Sacramento Old City Association, Preservation Sacramento hosts this popular tour featuring homes in the Richmond Grove neighborhood. In conjunction, a free street fair will be held at 14th and R streets with artisans, contractors, builders and other experts dedicated to home restoration and local history.
Benefit: Natomas Rose Garden
Where: Natomas Rose Garden, 2921 Truxel Road, Sacramento
When: 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 20
Admission: $10 suggested donation
Spanish guitarist Jesse Hendricks will give a concert among the flowers to support this public garden. Dancing and other fun are planned, too.