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Colorful koi fish will be the star attraction at the Camellia Koi Club show, the first Sacramento area koi show in several years. The show and sale will be held Sept. 2 and 3 at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg.
Colorful koi fish will be the star attraction at the Camellia Koi Club show, the first Sacramento area koi show in several years. The show and sale will be held Sept. 2 and 3 at the Old Sugar Mill in Clarksburg. rbyer@sacbee.com

Camellia Koi Club Show and Sale

Where: The Old Sugar Mill, 35265 Willow Ave., Clarksburg

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3

Admission: Free

Details: www.camelliakoi.org

Sacramento-area koi lovers will host their first show and sale since 2010. See dozens of colorful fish and learn how to keep them happy. Young fish and supplies will be offered for sale. Pond experts also will be on hand to offer advice.

Workshop: Rose propagation

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-noon next Saturday, Sept. 9

Admission: Free; donations welcome

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

Learn how to make new rose bushes from cuttings, clipped from the cemetery’s world-famous collection of old garden roses. Participants will learn how to choose the best plant material, take cuttings and get them to root. Take home some cuttings, too.

Open Garden

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

When: 9 a.m.-noon next Saturday, Sept. 9

Admission: Free

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

Join Sacramento County master gardeners as they tackle September chores in their demonstration gardens. Learn about planting cool weather vegetables, pruning fruit trees and berries, propagating herbs and more.

Tour: East Sacramento Edible Gardens

Where: Start at 3249 B St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. next Saturday, Sept. 9

Admission: $20 in advance, $25 day of tour; children under age 12 admitted free

Details: 916-875-6913, www.ediblegardensac.org

See six Sacramento gardens that make food part of beautiful landscapes that are good enough to eat. Master gardeners will be stationed at each garden to answer questions. Organized by Soroptimist of Sacramento, this tour benefits Chicks in Crisis and Wellspring Women’s Center.

Debbie Arrington

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