Clever container gardening
Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations
When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1
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Learn how to pot up a show-stopping summer and/or fall display in this free hands-on workshop as part of this weekly series. Aug. 8’s topic: Building soil and composting.
As the Cemetery Turns
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1
Admission: Free; donations welcome
This docent-led tour of the cemetery’s famed gardens and grave sites focuses on the soap opera-like lives led by some residents.
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon Saturday, Aug. 1
Details: 916-922-4769, exoticplantsltd.com
Learn the basics of orchid care and how to get them to rebloom at this popular workshop; call to reserve a seat.