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The Week Ahead: Get creative with container gardening

Want to pot more plants? Saturday’s free workshop at Green Acres Nursery & Supply can help.
Want to pot more plants? Saturday’s free workshop at Green Acres Nursery & Supply can help. The Washington Post

Clever container gardening

Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations

When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

Details: idiggreenacres.com

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

Details: oldcitycemetery.com

This docent-led tour of the cemetery’s famed gardens and grave sites focuses on the soap opera-like lives led by some residents.

Orchid workshop

Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento

When: Noon Saturday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free.

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.

Debbie Arrington

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