Home & Garden

Fall sale helps clubs and gardeners

•  SHEPARD CENTER FALL SALE

Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today and Sunday

Admission: Free

Details: (916) 264-8800, www.sgaac.org

From begonias and bromeliads to perennials and roses, local clubs devoted to all sorts of plants will have representatives on hand to answer questions and offer advice. Find great deals on a wide variety of plants and garden goods.

• SYMBOLISM AND VICTORIAN CUSTOMS

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. today

Admission: Free

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

Why do we wear black at funerals? Why do some tombs feature obelisks and others have domes? Unlock the secrets of cemetery symbolism during this guided tour.

•  OPEN HOUSE AND

PLANT SALE

Where: Woodland Community College, 2300 E. Gibson Road, Woodland

When: 9 a.m.-noon today

Admission: Free

Details: (530) 666-8143

Seasonal ornamentals and drought-tolerant plants. Yolo County master gardeners will present workshops on seed saving (9:30 a.m.) and water-wise gardening techniques (10:30 a.m.).

•  WALK WITH WARREN

Where: Meet at the Arboretum Gazebo, UC Davis campus

When: Noon Wednesday

Admission: Free

Details: (530) 752-4880, arboretum.ucdavis.edu

Warren Roberts, the arboretum’s superintendent emeritus and beloved guide, shares stories and favorite plants in this tour of the arboretum’s east end gardens.

• SACRAMENTO FALL HOME SHOW

Where: Cal Expo, 1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento

When: Noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. next Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 12

Admission: $6; children ages 12 and younger admitted free

Details: sachomeandgardenshow.net/fall/

This large show fills Cal Expo’s Pavilion Building with ideas for fall and winter renovations.

•  FALL DOOR PIECE WORKSHOP

Where: Relles Florist, 2400 J St., Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. next Saturday

Admission: $27.50 (includes materials)

Details: (916) 441-1478

Make your front door memorable this fall. Learn how to create a long-lasting botanical door piece or wall hanging in this hands-on workshop. Take home your creation to decorate your home. Space is limited; call to reserve a seat in advanced.

Debbie Arrington

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