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Garden calendar: Pruning workshops and more

SPECIAL EVENTS

Jan. 17-18

Quilt and Textile Arts Show

Quilts, wearables and merchandise for sale. 10 a.m. Modesto Centre Plaza, 1000 L St., Modesto. $7. 209-604-8866.

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Jan. 3

Prune-a-Thon

Novice to expert pruners are welcome to ready the flowers at McKinley Rose Garden. 9 a.m. McKinley Park, 601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento. 916-452-8011.

Jan. 10

Healthy Plants and Trees from the Ground Up

Learn advanced techniques and how to prune and water trees properly. 8:30 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 residents, $8 non-residents. 916-746-1550.

Jan. 15

Green Gardening at Home Series

Learn from master gardeners in a 10-week class every Thursday. 6:30 p.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. Free. $55 residents, $65 non-residents. 916-746-1550.

Jan. 17

Winter Blues Bash

Build a birdhouse and other activities. 10 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. Free, but material fee for birdhouse. 916-746-1550.

Workshop at the Horticulture Center

Learn pruning techniques for fruit trees, grape vines, and blueberries. 9 a.m. Horticulture Center, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks. Free. 916-875-6913.

MEETINGS

Jan. 15

Carmichael Cactus and Succulent Society

“Cactus of the Galapagos Islands,” a slide presentation by Jo Ellen Arnold. 10 a.m. Carmichael Park Clubhouse, 5750 Grant Ave., Carmichael. 916-729-3475.

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