Sacramento mum plant sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, May 30
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Get ready for a fall full of flowers. Find hundreds of young mum plants in dozens of varieties as well as popular spider and giant exhibition mums in this Sacramento Chrysanthemum Society sale.
Bugtopia: Discover Everyday Insects
Where: Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis
When: 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30
Details: (530) 752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu
This family event focuses on insects, both good and bad, and a look inside their often hidden world. Tour the arboretum’s gardens while learning insect names, trapping methods and ecology.
75th birthday community celebration
Where: San Francisco Botanical Garden, Golden Gate Park, Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way, San Francisco
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, May 31
Featuring more than 8,000 kinds of plants, this beloved arboretum celebrates its milestone with a huge family event featuring giant puppets, a sing-a-long, docent-led walking tours, world music and dance, a photo booth, morning yoga and more. Check the website for full schedule.