Where: Ruth Risdon Storer Garden, Garrod Drive, UC Davis
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3
This guided tour focuses on the eye-catching low-water succulents that thrive in the arboretum’s Storer Garden – and these interesting plants can make themselves right at home in your garden, too.
Dish garden workshop
Where: Exotic Plants, 1833 Howe Ave., Sacramento
When: Noon Saturday, Sept. 3
Learn how to create your own dish garden, using succulents or other plants. Call in advance to reserve a seat.
Rose propagation workshop
Where: Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento
When: 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10
Join the volunteers of the cemetery’s world-famous rose garden to learn how to “clone” old roses via fresh cuttings. Workshop participants can take home some cuttings, too, to start their own rare roses. Bring gloves and pruning shears.