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Open gardens and rose sale

Open gardens and rose sale

On Saturday, April 14th, from 9:30a-2:00p, the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery will hold its annual Open Gardens event, featuring the sale of over 500 rose plants propagated from our rare and historic rose collection. There will be tours of the Historic Rose Garden (at 10:00a and 12:30p), a history tour (at 11:00a), a silent auction, and sale of rose-related merchandise. The Historic Rose Garden, winner of multiple international awards, will be at peak bloom. Visitors will be surrounded by fragrant roses set amidst our lovely Gold Rush garden cemetery. The combination is not to be missed! On Sunday, April 15, the rose sale continues from 11:00a-1:00p (no tours will be given). Details are at cemeteryrose.org. The cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more information, call (916) 448-0811. 

 

"Primping Party"

"Primping Party"

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 9:00a-12:00p The Historic Rose Garden in the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery will be hosting a "Primping Party" to weed and tidy up the cemetery plots in preparation for spring events. Adult volunteers (over 18 years old) are needed on Saturday, April 7th from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Please bring gloves and weeding tools if you have them. If you don't know how to pull weeds, we will teach you! Come enjoy our beautiful, historic cemetery and its award-winning rose garden, and help it look its best. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is located at 1000 Broadway in Sacramento, CA.

Spring beauties awaken

Spring beauties awaken

Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Join Historic Rose Garden curator Anita Clevenger to see and smell spring flowers that have emerged from a brief winter slumber and are blooming brightly throughout the garden. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the garden, spending time with the volunteers who created and care for it. The Historic Rose Garden is nestled among the cemetery's monuments, re-creating the garden cemetery that was established in 1849. The Sacramento Historic City Cemetery is registered as a National Historic District. In spring, the combination of blooms and tombs are at their best. Please note that rain will cancel the event. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818

What's blooming? Garden tour

What's blooming? Garden tour

Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 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. Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818. For more info, call (916) 448-0811.

Rose pruning classes

Rose pruning classes

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - The Historic Rose Garden at the Sacramento Historic City Cemetery will again host Stephen Scanniello, a Great Rosarian of the World, president of the Heritage Rose Foundation and curator of the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden, for two pruning workshops. This is a chance to learn from an expert and to be regaled with many entertaining tales of roses and the people who grow them. The first, at 9 am, will focus on pruning climbing roses. The second, at 1 pm, will show techniques for pruning and rehabilitating mature plants. While our workshops are usually free, we would appreciate a minimum of $10 donation to be shared between the Heritage Rose Foundation and for expenses in the Historic Rose Garden. 1000 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818 (916) 448-0811

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.

What's blooming? Garden tour

What's blooming? Garden tour

Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 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. This will be the last “What’s Blooming?” tour of the year. Meet at the Tenth Street gate.

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