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April brings violets, roses, day lilies and more

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

Admission: Free

Details: sacviolets.org

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

Admission: Free

Details: oldcitycemetery.com; cemeteryrose.org

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

Admission: Free

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.

Debbie Arrington

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