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The week ahead: See fall flowers, learn more about water-wise gardening

Rows of plants await buyers at the UC Davis Arboretum. The first fall 2016 sale will be Oct. 1.
Rows of plants await buyers at the UC Davis Arboretum. The first fall 2016 sale will be Oct. 1. Sacramento Bee file

Tour: What’s Blooming

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24

Admission: Free

Details: 916-448-0811, oldcitycemetery.com

Explore the Historic City Cemetery’s gardens with an eye for autumn flowers. Another What’s Blooming tour is set for 10 a.m. Oct. 15.

Ask a Master Gardener

Where: Arboretum Gazebo and Storer Garden, UC Davis

When: 10 a.m.-noon Sunday, Sept. 25

Admission: Free

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

Drop by for good gardening advice. UC master gardeners will be available to answer questions, share plant information and highlight sustainable gardening practices.

Fall plant sale

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. next Saturday, Oct. 1; 9-11 a.m. members only, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. public

Admission: Free

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

Now’s the time to get some of those water-wise Arboretum All-Stars and other drought-tolerant favorites. Not a member? Join at the door. Plant inventory list is available online.

Debbie Arrington

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