63rd annual Capital City African Violet Society show and sale
Where: Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento
When: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, April 2; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, April 3
See beautiful blooming plants on display, and take some home, too. Hundreds of African violets will be offered for sale along with handmade self-watering pots and supplies. Free re-potting available with purchase.
Cemetery rose garden dedication
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 2 p.m. Saturday, April 2
This garden party celebrates the cemetery’s Garden of Excellence Award from the World Federation of Rose Societies. Refreshments and garden tours follow the plaque’s dedication.
19th annual Spring Fling
Where: Amador Flower Farm, 22001 Shenandoah School Road, Plymouth
When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 2 and 3
Details: 209-245-6660, amadorflowerfarm.com
Get in the gardening mood during this flower-filled event at the 14-acre day lily farm in the heart of Amador’s wine country. See demonstrations of water-wise gardening. Shop for unusual and whimsical garden art. Picnic under the oaks and enjoy a free tram tour of the farm.