Garden calendar

Love bromeliads? Many from Chet Blackburn's collection will be included in the clearance sale during Wednesday's meeting of the Sacramento Bromeliad & Carnivorous Plant Society.


THIS WEEK, NOV. 19-25


Satsuki Aikokai Bonzai Azalea Club Meeting

7-10 p.m., Monday, Nov. 19. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

River Park Garden Club Meeting

6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 20. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

Delta Gesneriad & African Violet Society Meeting

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov.  21. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

Sacramento Bromeliad & Carnivorous Plant Society Meeting

7-9 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 21. Featured will be a grand clearance sale of plants remaining from the late Chet Blackburn's collection. Also on sale will be bromeliads and newly separated pups from Keith Smith. All proceeds go to the Society. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

NEXT WEEK, Nov. 26-Dec. 1

Sacramento Cactus & Succulent Society Meeting

7-9 p.m., MondayNov. 26. Ernesto Sandoval, director of the UC Davis Botanical Conservatory, will be the guest speaker. Shepard Arts and Garden Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

American Bonsai Association Meeting

6-9 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 27Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

Sacramento Valley Cymbidium Society Meeting

6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. Last meeting of 2018. Holiday meal and plant sale. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, McKinley Park, Sacramento.

Plant Foundry Holiday Open House

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. The 4th annual event will include food and drink vendors (from Yolanda's Tamales and Beers in Sac), fresh-cut trees for sale, jazz guitarist Doug Pauly (from 1-3 p.m.), the "street vets" from 4RFriends, and a special visit from Santa Claus. 3500 Broadway at 35th Street, Sacrament. www.plantfoundry.com

High-Hand Nursery's Holiday Celebration

10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 1. Stroll, shop, eat and drink as the nursery presents its Victorian Christmas Faire. The Christmas lights will go on at 5:30 p.m. Dinner available at the High-Hand Cafe from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. (call for reservations). 3750 Taylor Road, Loomis. 916-652-2065. highhand.com

SAVE THE DATE

Floral Design Meeting

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 6. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento. 

Sherwood Demonstration Garden

9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 8. The garden is now on its winter calendar, open to the public only the second Saturday of the month, until April. Second Saturday With Barry this month (starting at 10 a.m.) is about cold frame planting. Site features 16 individual themed gardens designed around low-water, low-maintenance plants that do well in El Dorado County. No dogs allowed. Closed on rainy days. $2 parking charged by Folsom Lake College El Dorado Center seven days a week. Exact change required. 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville. mgeldorado.ucanr.edu

River Park Garden Club Brunch

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 9. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

California Native Plant Society Chapter Meeting

7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12. Sacramento Valley Chapter. Shepard Garden and Arts Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Sogestsu Ikebana (Class (Japanese Flower Arranging)

9:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Sacramento Rose Society Club Meeting

7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Sacramento Cactus and Succulent Society Meeting

7-9 p.m., Monday, Dec. 17. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Iris Society Potluck

5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

American Begonia Society Potluck

6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 18. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Delta Gesneriad & African Violet Society Meeting

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 19. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Bonsai Meeting

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20. Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Sacramento Fuchsia Club Meeting

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 20. Small room, Shepard Garden and Art Center, 3330 McKinley Blvd., Sacramento.

Sherwood Demonstration Garden

9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 12. The garden is now on its winter calendar, open to the public only the second Saturday of the month, until April. Second Saturday With Barry this month (starting at 10 a.m.) focuses on vegetable garden cleanup and assessment. Site features 16 individual themed gardens designed around low-water, low-maintenance plants that do well in El Dorado County. No dogs allowed. Closed on rainy days. $2 parking charged by Folsom Lake College El Dorado Center seven days a week. Exact change required. 6699 Campus Drive, Placerville. mgeldorado.ucanr.edu

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Send us your gardening events at least 10 days ahead and we'll include them here. Send information to sacdigsgardening@gmail.com. Be sure to include the time, date and location of the event, plus a contact person's name and email.









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