Smart & Sustainable, Green Garden Design, Coaching & Seasonal Maintenance

Friday, March 12, 2010

Sacramento Valley Gardening Events

Weekend Garden Report: March 13 - 14, 2010

Recently I started a monthly newsletter about gardening events, nursery sales within driving distance (of me!). Here are this weekend's highlights...

Farm Fresh To You 2nd Saturday Farm Tour – March 13th, 11 – 3 pm
Enjoy a day on a farm... trailer rides, meet the farmers, numerous kid-friendly activities, live music in the farmhouse garden. Bring a picnic and plan on staying into the afternoon. No RSVP necessary. Free. 800-796-6009. 23800 State Highway 16, Capay, CA 95607
Note from Geno's Garden: See blog post, "Farm Romance", for more about this great Community Supported Agriculture Farm, that delivers fresh organic veggies and fruits, to your home!

Exotic Plants Bonsai Workshop - March 13th at 11am
Free workshop with bonsai expert & Master Gardener, Timm Johnson, Exotic Plants Store in Sacramento near the Arden Mall. RSVP (916) 922-4769

Rocklin’s Mad Man Bamboo Open House – March 13th, 9:30 – 3:00 pm
Local family-owned bamboo nursery, 350 plants, over 50 varieties.

Loomis - High Hand Nursery Workshop – March 13th, 10 am – “Wake up Your Yard from a Winter Slumber” Learn how to check and maintain your irrigation and drip systems, review care and feeding of plants, trees and shrubs, and discuss pruning and trimming techniques. Free (Note from Geno's Garden: I did this same workshop 2 weeks ago and really liked it. Worthwhile review of basics.)

Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply - March 13th, 9:30-11:30a.m.
"Digging Deeper" This is a new class this year, an opportunity to ask questions, discuss March garden activities $10. RSVP at (530) 272-4769

Native Plant Clinic at Windmill Nursery in Carmichael - March 13th, 10 am. Free

Eisley's Nursery in Auburn - March 13, 10:00 and 2:00 – Earle Eisley will present “The Secrets of a Successful Vegetable Garden.” Free

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