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September 16, 2019, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Ever wonder how to landscape that median strip between the sidewalk and the street? In this EBMUD sponsored event, Patricia St. John, Horticulture instructor at Merritt College will present eye-catching designs and plant lists for beautiful low water median strips.
September 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Seasons change. Summer moves to autumn and autumn to winter. Do you ever wish you could have a garden that is beautiful year-round? Plant expert Shawna Anderson will demonstrate ways to incorporate perennials into your garden for year-round beauty.
September 24, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join Sally Levinson, 'caterpillar lady', and Sarab Seth, 'butterfly guy,' for a guided walk through the Botanical Garden in search of butterflies. Bring binoculars if you have them.
Space is limited to a first-come basis. Children welcome. Free with garden admission.
September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Join environmental educator Judy Adler in a hands-on workshop at her half-acre garden, where you will learn how to propagate California native plants from seeds, cuttings, and divisions, and take home plants you have propagated yourself.
September 28, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Perennial plants serve as a foundation for our gardens, as ornamental enhancements and habitats for pollinators and butterflies. Perennial plants grow for two or more years and go through repeated flowering and seed producing cycles. Learn the many considerations to take into account when selecting perennials such as flowering and colors, evergreen vs. deciduous, size and structure, and light and climate requirements. Once planted, perennials provide a place of beauty and interest for years to come.
September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Several times each year, our support group — the Friends of the UC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden — holds plant sale fundraisers at the Arboretum Teaching Nursery where our members and the public are invited to shop our one-acre nursery filled with tens of thousands of attractive, low-water, easy-care plants perfect for our region.
Most of these plants are grown on site, including the Arboretum All-Stars — our top recommended plants for Central Valley gardens