Home & Garden

Woodland goes water wise


Where: Start at Woodland Community and Senior Center, 2001 East St., Woodland

When: Today. Registration, 8:30-10:30 a.m.; self-guided tour, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Admission: Free

Details: http://woodlandwaterwiselandscapetour.blogspot.com, (530) 661-2067

This third annual tour puts 10 water-saving makeovers in the spotlight. Start at the senior center, where you’ll learn alternatives to traditional turf and water-wise gardening tips. On the tour, master gardeners will be on hand to answer questions.


Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com, (916) 448-0811

Tour the cemetery gardens while learning about the dramatic lives of Sacramento’s early actors and theatrical people.


Where: In parking lot behind Gifted Gardener, 1730 J St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 617-7516

Perennials expert Bob Hamm hosts this special clearance sale benefiting The Kids Camp Program of Sunburst Projects with more than 1,500 hard-to-find plants. This is Hamm’s last midtown sale until fall.


Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon today

Admission: Free

Details: www.exoticplantsltd.com, (916) 922-4769

Learn bonsai basics at this free workshop.


Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks

When: 8:30-11:30 a.m. next Saturday

Admission: Free

Details: ucanr.edu/sacmg, (916) 875-6913

Join the UC master gardeners as they mark a milestone: the 100th birthday of the UC Cooperative Extension. Learn how to make the most of your garden, including tips for preserving your harvest.

– Debbie Arrington