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Arden Park tour features six gardens

Go in search of butterflies and other beneficials at the UC Davis Arboretum on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Go in search of butterflies and other beneficials at the UC Davis Arboretum on Sunday, Sept. 18. Sacramento Bee file

Seventh annual Arden Park Garden Tour

Where: Start at 1437 El Nido Way, Sacramento

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17

Admission: $15

Details: ardenparkgardenclub.com

Hosted by the Arden Park Garden Club, this popular and colorful tour features six gardens in the Arden Park neighborhood. These beautiful home gardens feature several drought-busting, water-wise ideas, too.

Tour: Symbolism and Victorian Mourning

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17

Admission: Free

Details: 916-448-0811, oldcitycemetery.com

This guided tour of the city’s famous cemetery and gardens will focus on the Victorian symbolism found on many monuments.

Butterflies, Moths and More

Where: Wyatt Deck, UC Davis Arboretum

When: 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18

Admission: Free

Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu

Entomologist Joel Hernandez leads this family-oriented tour in search of butterflies, moths and beneficial insects in the arboretum’s gardens. All ages welcome.

Debbie Arrington

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