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Fall color in the rose garden

Fall color in the rose garden

Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Join Historic Rose Garden curator Anita Clevenger for "Fall Color in the Rose Garden." Enjoy late blooms, brilliant foliage and a variety of colorful rose hips (fruit) in our pioneer garden cemetery. You'll see, sniff, examine and learn about the wide variety of roses in our award-winning rose garden. The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is a place where gardens grace graves, time stands still and history lives. Meet inside the front gate. Rain cancels. For information, call 916-448-0811. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818.

North State BIA home tour kicks off this week

North State BIA home tour kicks off this week

Perfect for potential new home buyers, the North State Building Industry Association (BIA) is pleased to announce the 2017 Sacramento Home Tour scheduled for October 12-15. Proudly sponsored by La-Z-Boy Home Furnishings & Décor, the 2017 home tour includes more than 40 new home communities and 150 model homes in seven cities within the greater Sacramento region. Model homes on the tour will range from 1,298 square feet to 4,357 square feet, from two to seven bedrooms, that start from the upper $200,000’s to the low $900,000’s. Participating Home Tour cities include Sacramento, El Dorado Hills, Lincoln, Rocklin, Roseville, Elk Grove, and Folsom.

Deadheading at daybreak

Deadheading at daybreak

Saturday, September 16, 2017 at 7:30 a.m. We will teach you how to deadhead spent blooms from the rosebushes and how tidying up the garden encourages repeat blooming of the roses in the Historic Rose Garden.

If possible bring your own gloves and tools, but we will also provide tools if you need them. Light refreshments of coffee and pastries will be served. Late risers welcome!

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is free parking on surrounding streets. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

Fair Housing Workshop September 7th at Turner Library

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2017 backyard composting seminars

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What's blooming? (garden tour)

What's blooming? (garden tour)

Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Come join a one hour guided tour of the Hamilton Square Garden in the beautiful Historic City Cemetery. With 800 plus unusual Mediterranean perennial plants the garden has drought tolerant color all year long. Meet at the tenth street gate.

The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento. There is ample free street parking on surrounding streets. For more information, call 916-448-0811.

Old garden rose class

Old garden rose class

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 10:00a-12:00p. Join Rosarians Anita Clevenger and others to learn everything you always wanted to know about heritage roses. The class will include a fascinating lecture and tour of the rose garden. The class is free but donations are gratefully accepted and help support rose garden operations.