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SPECIAL EVENTS

Today

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.

Putah Creek Tree Planting

Volunteers will be planting alder, willow, and mule fat into pre-established holes. 9 a.m. Putah Creek, Putah Creek Road parking lot, east of the diversion dam, Winters. (309) 838-0021.

Friday

Lodi Home & Garden Show

The Lodi Home & Garden Show offers homeowners and future homeowners the opportunity to visit several vendors in one place at one time. Guests can visit vendors and get tips and new ideas to help improve and beautify their homes and yards. Noon Friday, 10 a.m. next Saturday-Jan. 19. Lodi Grape Festival Grounds, 413 E. Lockeford St., Lodi. $3 admission at the door. (209) 941-1880. www.metroexpositions.com.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Today

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). 8:30 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents, $8 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550. www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops/gardening_workshops.asp.

Pruning Class

Learn the proper way to prune the plants in your landscape. 10 a.m. High-Hand Nursery, 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis. Free. (916) 652-2065. highhand.com/component/content/article/231-high-hand-classes-2014.

Public Rose Prune-a-Thon

Learn safe techniques for pruning roses. Bring your own gloves, pruners and bucket. 9 a.m. Amador Senior Center Rose Garden, 229 New York Ranch Road, Jackson. Free. (530) 626-1722. motherloderose.org

Winter is for Pruning

Focuses 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. 11 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents, $8 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550.

www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops/gardening_workshops.asp

Tuesday

Spring/Summer Garden Preparation

Learn how to get a jump on spring and summer vegetable and flower gardening. 11 a.m. ACC Senior Services Center, 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento. Free. (916) 393-9026, ext. 330. www.accsv.org/cl.

Thursday

Fused Glass Class

Learn to make glass jewelry in a six-week class. Techniques taught in cutting and designing the glass. 9 a.m. Thursdays, through Feb. 13. Cordova Senior Activity Center, 3480 Routier Roa, Sacramento. $75 members, $77 nonmembers. (916) 961-7770.

Green Gardener at Home

Features presentations and hands-on exercises about water efficiency and sustaining your healthy landscape. 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, through March 13. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $55 Roseville residents, $65 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550. www.roseville.ca.us/explore/workshops/gardening_workshops.asp.

Next Saturday

Rose Pruning

Learn when to start pruning and the different techniques behind it. 1 p.m. El Dorado MG Demonstration Garden, 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville. Free. (530) 621-5512.

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