Home & Garden

Camellia show fills Memorial Auditorium with flowers

▪  91ST ANNUAL SACRAMENTO CAMELLIA SHOW

Where: Sacramento Memorial Auditorium, 1515 J St., Sacramento

When: 3-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: www.camelliasocietyofsacramento.org/

See thousands of colorful camellias in bloom. Shop for plants and garden-related items. Sunday also features watercolor artists at work.

▪  34TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HOME & GARDEN SHOW

Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday

Admission: $7 general; children ages 12 and younger free

Details: http://sachomeandgardenshow.net/spring/

Need ideas? Spring into action with this large home show, featuring three halls of vendors and displays.

▪  MEMBERS-ONLY ARBORETUM PLANT SALE

Where: Arboretum Teaching Nursery, Garrod Drive, UC Davis

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today

Admission: Free

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

Friends of the Arboretum get first crack at new plants propagated and popularized by the UC Davis Arboretum. Join the Friends at the door and get extra discounts.

▪ WORKSHOP: VEGGIES IN RAISED BEDS

Where: Green Acres, 8501 Jackson Road, Sacramento; 205 Serpa Way, Folsom; and 901 Galleria Blvd., Roseville

When: 9 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

Learn the secrets of success to creating a raised-bed vegetable garden.

▪  BONSAI WORKSHOP

Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon today

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 922-4769, www.exoticplantsltd.com

Learn the basics of bonsai during this popular workshop; call in advance to reserve a seat.

▪  WINGS AND WINE WILDLIFE BENEFIT

Where: High Hand Nursery and Conservatory, 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis

When: 5:30 p.m. tonight

Admission: $25 advance only; no tickets at door

Details: (916) 652-2065, www.highhandnursery.com

Spend an evening in the nursery with spectacular birds of prey and help the Wildlife Care Association. This unique benefit combines wine sipping with a chance to see owls, hawks, falcons and an eagle up close. Proceeds help support injured wildlife.

▪  MASTER GARDENERS’ OPEN GARDEN

Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks

When: 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 875-6913, ucanr.edu/sacmg

Sacramento County master gardeners are ready for your garden questions. Get expert advise and watch demonstrations on worm composting, vegetable gardening, water-wise landscaping, controlling orchard pests and home vineyard management.

Debbie Arrington

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