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The Week Ahead: Discover newest Green Acres at ‘Dig Into Spring’

Bromeliads will be among the plants for sale at Mc Kinley Park this weekend.
Bromeliads will be among the plants for sale at Mc Kinley Park this weekend. Sacramento Bee file

Dig Into Spring Ideas Fair

Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, 5436 Crossings Drive, Rocklin

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, March 19; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, March 20

Admission: Free

Details: idiggreenacres.com

Green Acres celebrates the grand opening of its newest location with two days of seminars, demonstrations and hands-on help for gardeners. The new nursery is just off Interstate 5 at Sierra College Boulevard.

31st annual San Francisco Flower and Garden Show

Where: San Mateo County Event Center, 1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo

When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, March 19; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, March 20

Admission: $22 general; $20 seniors; free for ages 16 and younger

Details: sfgardenshow.com

Northern California’s largest event of its kind returns with hundreds of vendors and displays. See floral displays and showcase gardens by top West Coast designers. Learn gardening skills at the new DIY Stage. Hear top experts tackle garden issues. Shop the huge plant marketplace featuring thousands of orchids, perennials and more.

Annual spring sale

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

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20

Admission: Free

Details: sgaac.org

Dozens of local garden clubs that call Shepard center home participate in this sale of plants, garden supplies, books and more. Learn about the clubs as well as their favorite plants from bromeliads to roses.

Debbie Arrington