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Get your water-wise plants before they’re gone

Perennials and ornamental grasses will be among the plants for sale at the arboretum.
Perennials and ornamental grasses will be among the plants for sale at the arboretum. Sacramento Bee file

Fall clearance sale

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5

Admission: Free

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

Here’s your last chance this fall to shop for Arboretum All-Stars and other water-wise selections. Thousands of plants are on sale including many California natives and hard-to-find perennials.

Tour: History of Masons

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 5

Admission: Free

Details: 916-448-0811, www.oldcitycemetery.com

This guided tour of Sacramento’s famous cemetery and its gardens focuses on the history of the Masons, including the Scottish Rite, Knights Templar and other orders represented amid the monuments.

Walk with Warren

Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis

When: Noon Wednesday, Nov. 9

Admission: Free

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

Explore the arboretum’s west end gardens with the man who knows them best – arboretum superintendent emeritus and beloved storyteller Warren Roberts. Get a unique look at fall’s change of colors, accompanied by Roberts’ pun-loving commentary.

Debbie Arrington

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