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Learn to care for orchids at workshop

SPECIAL EVENTS

Jan. 11

Northern California Art By Fire

Seconds Sale, a sale of less-than-perfect pottery, glass, metal and clay work. 10 a.m. Shepard Garden & Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd. Sacramento. Free. 530-878-8034. www.artbyfire.org.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Next Saturday

Winter orchid care workshop

A free workshop focusing on the care of orchids. Noon. Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento. Free. 916-922-4769.

Jan. 9-Feb. 13

Fused Glass class

Learn to make glass jewelry in a six-week class from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, starting Jan. 9. Techniques taught in cutting and designing the glass. Cordova Senior Activity Center, 3480 Routier Road. Sacramento. $75 members, $77 non-members. (916) 961-7770.

Jan. 11

Composting, Mulching and Organic Fertilizers for Healthy Trees and Gardens

Learn how compost, mulch and organic fertilizers can enhance your garden. Each participating family will go home with a compost bin (truck, van or SUV needed to transport). Advanced registration deadline is Jan. 7. 8:30 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents, $8 non-residents. (916) 746-1550. www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops.

Gardening Workshop — Winter Is for Pruning

Will focus on safe pruning and will help identify the need for professional help with pruning. Information will be provided on water-friendly trees for our region. Advanced registration deadline is Jan. 7. 11 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents, $8 non-residents. (916) 746-1550. www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops .

MEETINGS

Thursday

Carmichael cactus and succulent society

In the monthly meeting, Ernesto Sandoval, Director of the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory presents, “Growing and Propagating South African bulbs.” 10 a.m. Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. Free. 916-729-3475.

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