Winter rose care workshop
Where: Maidu Community Center, 1550 Maidu Drive, Roseville
When: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9
Details: 916-774-5950, sactorose.org
Want beautiful roses in spring? Start now with pruning and other winter care. Learn how at this popular indoor workshop, hosted by the Sierra Foothills Rose Society. The event culminates with a chili cook-off.
McKinley Park prune-athon
Where: McKinley Park rose garden, H and 33rd streets, Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Jan. 9
Details: 916-452-8011; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join the Friends of East Sacramento as they prune more than 1,000 roses at McKinley Park’s renovated rose garden. Bring gloves and pruning shears; dress warmly and wear closed-toe shoes.
Rose pruning seminar
Where: Woodland Public Library, 250 First St., Woodland
When: 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9
Members of the Woodland Library Rose Club lead this hands-on workshop. Bring gloves and pruning shears. Learn while working in small groups. Also, Hida Tool of Berkeley will offer its gardening tools for sale.
Walk with Warren
Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis
When: Noon Wednesday, Jan.13
Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
Join arboretum superintendent emeritus Warren Roberts for an always entertaining story-filled stroll through the gardens in search of winter color.