Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon Saturday, Jan. 6
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McKinley Park prune-a-thon
Where: McKinley Park memorial rose garden, H and 33rd streets, Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6
Join dozens of rose-loving volunteers and the Friends of East Sacramento as they prune the popular garden’s 1,200 rose bushes – mostly in one morning. Get shears sharpened, starting at 8:45 a.m. Hot soup offered at 1 p.m. Bring gloves and pruners; RSVP in advance.
California State Home and Garden Show
Where: Jackson Sports Academy, McClellan Business Park, 5209-A Luce Ave., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6 and 7
Admission: $6; age 16 and younger free
Get started on your home and garden resolutions at this large show at its new location.
Recycle Christmas trees
Where: Sacramento Recycling and Transfer Station, 8491 Fruitridge Road, Sacramento
When: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6
Where: SMUD Corporation Yard, 6100 Folsom Blvd., Sacramento
When: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6
Where: North Area Recovery Station, 4450 Roseville Road, North Highlands
When: 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6 and 7
Where: Kiefer Landfill, 12701 Kiefer Blvd., Sloughhouse
When: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 6 and 7
Where: Elder Creek Recovery and Transfer, 8642 Elder Creek Road, Sacramento
When: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6
Drop off your Christmas tree (with the stand, nails, tinsel and ornaments removed) so it can be recycled into mulch.
Walk with Warren
Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis
When: Noon Wednesday, Jan. 10
Details: 530-752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
Join garden expert and arboretum superintendent emeritus Warren Roberts for a fun-filled and informative tour of the arboretum’s West End Gardens.