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Community Event, Gardening, For the Family
2019 Camellia Show
All are encouraged to enter their blooms Saturday, March 2 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Blooms will be judged, and then the show opens to the public at 3:00 p.m. Sunday open from 10 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The Elks serve breakfast Sunday morning from 8-11 at $10 per person. Plants for sale, camellia care available, floral designs, Matsuyama display, collectible camellia buttons, raffle and watercolorists on Sunday. Free and ample parking.
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Nature, Social Event, Green/Environmental, Gardening
American Tulip Day
March 2 marks American Tulip Day, a stunning celebration during which 100,000 Dutch-grown, American-produced tulips of many colors and varieties will take over San Francisco’s iconic Union Square for the second year. Presented by Royal Anthos and iBulb.org in collaboration with the Consulate General of San Francisco, the free “tulip garden” will be open for the public’s enjoyment, with visitors encouraged to pick their own bunches of tulips for free and welcome the spring season.
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Gardening, Education
Ask the Master Gardeners Information Table
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Bring samples of your problem plants, mystery pests or questions to the UCCE Master Gardeners Information Table at the Plant Foundry Spring Celebration. Get one-on-one advice based on the most recent research-based sustainable practices tailored specifically for the Sacramento Valley from people who have gardened here for decades.
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Gardening
Ask the Master Gardeners Information Table
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden? UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers. Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to the UCCE Master Gardeners Information Table. We will help you find sustainable solutions to your gardening questions.
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Gardening, Class/Workshop
The Basics of Backyard Composting
It's easy to recycle your fruit and vegetable scraps, leaves, and plant cuttings into compost. Composting provides rewarding results with little physical effort. When added to your soil it helps retain moisture. Use it to prevent soil erosion, to suppress weeds and to loosen clay and compacted soils. The UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County will provide a hands-on demonstration on how to build an active compost pile. Class participants will receive a free compost bin and educational materials. Register in advance at sacmg.ucanr.edu/Special_Events .
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Gardening, Meeting
Caring for Cymbidium Orchids
Did you know you can grow orchids outdoors in the Sacramento area without a greenhouse? The Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society (SVCS) will present helpful information about protecting your plants so you will have beautiful blooms in early spring. The SVCS the fourth Wednesday evening of every month from January through June and September through November. There is always a show-and-tell segment in which members bring in their blooming plants, discussions pest problems, plants for sale and free refreshments. Members of the general public are welcome.
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Talks/Lectures, Gardening
Carmichael Cactus & Succulent Society
An expert will speak on cacti and other succulents.
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Class/Workshop, Children, Education, For the Family, Gardening, Food/Tasting
Families on the Farm
Soil Born Farm's new program aims to engage the whole family in learning while having fun on the farm through the seasons. Youth and adults will make bread and butter from scratch and discover the wonders of this process by grinding wheat grown here at the farm, harvesting herbs to add to our butter, drinking warm tea and breaking fresh bread together. Instructor: Alyssa Kassner. For more information and to register, visit www.soilborn.org or call 916-363-9685 ext. 1019.
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Gardening
Growing Roses Sustainably
Debbie Arrington will focus on the best methods for growing roses organically in Sacramento County's hot summer climate.
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Gardening, Art Talk
Junque Art in the Garden
Pioneer Garden Club welcomes Andrea McDonald, UCCE Master Gardener. Andrea will speak on how, in light of our heightened awareness of renewable resources, more artists are using reclaimed, used, salvaged, or anything un-new, to make Junque Art for their gardens. We welcome non members to this event.
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