Dig Into Spring Ideas Fair
Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, 5436 Crossings Drive, Rocklin
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 19; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, March 20
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Green Acres celebrates the grand opening of its newest location with two days of seminars, demonstrations and hands-on help for gardeners. The new nursery is just off Interstate 5 at Sierra College Boulevard.
31st annual San Francisco Flower and Garden Show
Where: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo
When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, March 19; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, March 20
Admission: $22 general; $20 seniors; free for ages 16 and younger
Northern California’s largest event of its kind returns with hundreds of vendors and displays. See floral displays and showcase gardens by top West Coast designers. Learn gardening skills at the new DIY Stage. Hear top experts tackle garden issues. Shop the huge plant marketplace featuring thousands of orchids, perennials and more.
Annual spring sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20
Dozens of local garden clubs that call Shepard center home participate in this sale of plants, garden supplies, books and more. Learn about the clubs as well as their favorite plants from bromeliads to roses.