Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks
When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6
Details: 916-875-6913, sacmg.ucanr.edu
Join the UC master gardeners of Sacramento County at the area’s biggest garden event of its kind. Hear speakers on water-wise garden topics. Learn about composting and pruning. Sample fruit varieties. Get garden advice. Meet The Bee’s Debbie Arrington at The Sacramento Bee booth from 8 to 10 a.m.
Workshop: Vegetable garden troubleshooting
Where: Green Acres Nursery & Supply, all locations.
When: 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6
What’s bugging your tomatoes? Why won’t cucumbers set? Get answers to what’s perplexing your plants.
Tour: Tales of the Transcontinental Railroad
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6
This guided tour of the historic City Cemetery and its gardens focuses on the railroad pioneers who helped build early Sacramento.