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Flowers become family fun at these events

Learn how to make bouquets like a pro at a workshop offered by Relles Florist.
Learn how to make bouquets like a pro at a workshop offered by Relles Florist. Sacramento Bee file

Walk with Warren

Where: Arboretum gazebo, UC Davis

When: Noon Wednesday, June 14

Admission: Free

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

Join arboretum superintendent emeritus and storyteller Warren Roberts for a pun-filled stroll through the arboretum’s gardens in search of summer blooms.

Open Garden Day

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

When: 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday, June 17

Admission: Free

Details: 916-876-5338, sacmg.ucanr.edu

Join the Sacramento County master gardeners as they work in their large demonstration gardens. Special presentations at 10 a.m. include vegetable pest management, summer pruning in the fruit orchard, vineyard management and harvesting lavender.

Garden to Vase: Growing Cut Flowers

Where: Soil Born Farms, American River Ranch, 2140 Chase Drive, Rancho Cordova

When: 1:30 p.m. next Saturday, June 17

Admission: $25

Details: 916-363-9685, www.soilborn.org

Learn how to grow perennials, native plants, herbs and more that produce beautiful cut flowers. Also tackle the basics of flower harvesting, preparation and arranging.

Debbie Arrington

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