73rd annual Sacramento Fuchsia show and sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 6
Details: (916) 264-8800
Hosted by the Sacramento branch of the American Fuchsia Society, this popular show features graceful hanging fuchsias as well as blooms from upright shrubs. Dozens of unusual varieties will be offered for sale, but arrive early; plants often sell out by noon.
Sunset Celebration Weekend
Where: Sunset headquarters and gardens, 80 Willow Road, Menlo Park
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 6-7
Admission: $35; seniors (age 60 and up) $27; children (age 12 and under) admitted free
For one last time before its move to a new location, see the fabled home of Sunset magazine and meet many of its featured experts. Dozens of top-name chefs, garden, design and wine experts will offer special presentations.
Where: Historic Murer House and Gardens, 1125 Joe Murer Court, Folsom
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 6
Lavender’s fragrant blooms fill this special event with kids crafts, gift items and plant sale. Learn how to grow lavender, too.