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Harvest Day celebrates Sacramento gardeners

Brandywine tomato on the vine
Brandywine tomato on the vine Burpee

Harvest Day

Where: Fair Oaks Horticulture Center, Fair Oaks Park, 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6

Admission: Free

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

Admission: Free

Details: www.idiggreenacres.com

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

Admission: Free

Details: www.oldcitycemetery.com

This guided tour of the historic City Cemetery and its gardens focuses on the railroad pioneers who helped build early Sacramento.

Debbie Arrington

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