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Sacramento-area garden events

SPECIAL EVENTS

Jan. 17-18

Quilt and Textile Arts Show

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

CLASSES/WORKSHOPS

Friday

Advanced Composting

This course is designed for the experienced composter. They will cover topics including hot composting, the carbon/nitrogen ratio, harvesting techniques, vermin composting, and compost tea. 8:30 a.m. Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville. $6 Roseville residents; $8 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550.

Fruit Tree Workshop

Learn how to train and trim bare root fruit trees. 10 a.m. Hanna and Herbert Bauer Memorial Community Garden, 137 N. Cottonwood Ave., Woodland. Free. (530) 666-8528.

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 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550.

Thursday

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 nonresidents. (916) 746-1550.

Jan. 17

Rose Pruning Demo

Learn rose pruning techniques. 10:30 a.m. World Peace Rose Garden, 2747 Linden Road, Sacramento. Free. (916) 381-5433.

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.

Jan. 24

Young Tree Pruning Clinic

Learn to prune shade trees from a Sacramento Tree Foundation certified arborist. 2 p.m. North Highlands Library, 4235 Antelope Road, Antelope. Free. (916) 264-2700.

MEETINGS

Thursday

Carmichael Cactus, 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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