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Class/Workshop, Gardening, For the Family, Community Event
2019 Capay Valley Mother's Day Farm & Garden Tour
Visit the beautiful gardens of the Capay Valley. Stroll through many of the Valleys’ finest gardens. See how California native shrubs are integrated into lovely annual and perennial gardens. Talk to the gardeners themselves. New gardens have been added this year as well as several points of interest along the drive though the valley. Many of the gardens are also showcases for agricultural production. You are welcome to picnic in the gardens – delicious box lunches will be for sale at the Guinda Grange Hall using local ingredients. Art and plants will be for sale at the Grange Hall. A floral design demonstration will be available – with Mother’s Day bouquets to purchase. All proceeds from this tour will go towards establishing and enhancing garden projects in the communities of Esparto and the Capay Valley, including the historic Guinda Grange Hall’s restoration project.
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Talks/Lectures, Gardening
All About Sunflowers
Master Gardener Roxie Jones will talk about the joy of growing sunflowers, their historical significance, and environmental benefits.
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Farmers' Market, Gardening
Ask the Master Gardeners
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Bring samples of your problem plants, mystery pests and questions to the “Ask the Master Gardeners” information table. Get one-on-one advice based on the most recent research-based sustainable practices from Master Gardeners who have decades of gardening experience. For all your gardening questions, including growing fruits vegetables and herbs, ornamentals and trees, composting and water efficient landscaping, UCCE Master Gardeners have the answers.
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Gardening
Ask the Master Gardeners at the Senior Health & Resource Fair
Finding unique challenges in your garden? Do you want to know what those bugs are in your garden? UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County ave 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
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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Expo/Trade Show, Gardening, Food/Tasting
Auburn Spring Home Show
The Auburn Gold Spring Home show will have everything for your home, garden and gracious Living. The event will feature garden vignettes in a natural setting, Your Botanical Experience with DIY and interactive displays; Best Buy Home Tech Bldg; outdoor living at its finest, building and remodeling, solar and energy savings; chefs cooking demos, gift and gourmet galleria, Tiny House Village Preview; kids workshops, prizes and giveaways.
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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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Community Event, Gardening, Craft Show, Benefit/Fundraiser
East Sac Garden Tour
Join Sacramento in celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the East Sac Garden Tour on Mother’s Day weekend, May 11th and 12th. Gardens dotted throughout the Fabulous 40's will be open to public viewing. During your walking tour, you can buy locally-made crafts at the Artisan Boutique and enjoy lemonade, iced tea or snacks at our Sweet Stops along the way. Don't miss this popular Sacramento Mother’s Day tradition. Tickets are available online beginning the first week of April: www.eastsacgardentour.com/tickets. Tickets will also available at participating East Sacramento businesses. Visit the website for locations: www.eastsacgardentour.com. Tickets purchased through May 9th are $20. Tickets purchased on Mother’s Day weekend are $25 and can be purchased at the Will Call Booth at David Lubin Elementary (3535 M Street). Children 12 years and younger are free. All proceeds from the tour directly benefit children’s education at David Lubin Elementary, the first STEAM elementary school in the Sacramento Unified School District.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Gardening, Volunteer Event
Garden Work Day & Bake Sale
Help The Silver Orange's Youth Urban Garden grow! Join us for a garden work day and bake sale to raise funds for a tool shed and clean up the outdoor area for our teens. Drop by any time between 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 to lend a hand, purchase a baked good, or both!
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Children, Gardening, Green/Environmental
National Public Gardens Day Open House
Bee gardens are a great way to support vital pollinators. Visitors will be able to learn to identify common bees, what and how to plant for them, and to safely catch and observe bees up close. We'll also have a free zinnia plant for the first 25 visitors, supplies to make your own solitary bee house, and a plant sale featuring hard-to-find bee plants.
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