Baldo Villegas, shown two years ago with some of the 2,000 roses in his Orangevale garden,, recently received the American Rose Society’s Klima Medal.
Baldo Villegas, shown two years ago with some of the 2,000 roses in his Orangevale garden,, recently received the American Rose Society’s Klima Medal. Paul Kitagaki Jr. Sacramento Bee file
Baldo Villegas, shown two years ago with some of the 2,000 roses in his Orangevale garden,, recently received the American Rose Society’s Klima Medal. Paul Kitagaki Jr. Sacramento Bee file
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July 03, 2015 07:00 AM

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Debbie Arrington is the home and garden writer for The Sacramento Bee. A lifetime gardener and consulting rosarian, she took over that beat in 2008 after almost 10 years on The Bee's Sports staff. Debbie also writes about food and cooking, focusing on seasonal crops and farm-to-fork cuisine.

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