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Historic City Cemetery gardens offer morning, evening events

Tour the Historic City Cemetery or help deadhead the roses.
Tour the Historic City Cemetery or help deadhead the roses. Sacramento Bee file

Tour: What’s Blooming?

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30

Admission: Free

Details: 916-448-0811, www.oldcitycemetery.com

This guided tour focuses on the cemetery’s Hamilton Square garden featuring more than 600 unusual, mostly Mediterranean perennials.

Workshop: Water-wise companion planting

Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations.

When: 9 a.m. Saturday, July 30

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

Learn how to create interesting (and beautiful) garden designs with succulents and low-water perennials.

Deadheading at dusk

Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento

When: 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1

Admission: Free

Details: 916-448-0811, www.oldcitycemetery.com

Join volunteers as they tidy up the cemetery’s famous rose garden during the early evening cool. No experience necessary; tools and training will be provided. Bring gloves.

Debbie Arrington

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