75th annual Sacramento Fuchsia Show
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 3
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See scores of beautiful fuchsias in many varieties at this diamond jubilee show, hosted by the Sacramento branch of the American Fuchsia Society. Several unusual fuchsias also will be offered for sale.
Where: Murer House and Gardens, 1125 Joe Murer Court, Folsom
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, June 3
Celebrate all things lavender at this colorful (and fragrant) event. Greg Gayton of Green Acres Nursery & Supply and Tenley Martinez of Sea Dreams Lavender Farm will be the featured speakers.
Basic composting workshop
Where: Carmichael Library, 5605 Marconi Ave., Carmichael
When: Noon Sunday, June 4
UC master gardeners will teach how to turn garbage into garden gold. Learn how to set up a compost bin and tips for success.
Sixth annual Wild Family Day
Where: Arboretum GATEway Garden (behind Davis Commons Shopping Center), UC Davis
When: Noon-3 p.m. Sunday, June 4
The whole family can discover wildlife living on campus including native plants, birds and other animals. Enjoy lots of games and other outdoor activities.