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Home and garden news, upcoming events

Petaluma Bounty will hold an annual Fall Plant Sale and Harvest Party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

The day begins with a winter garden workshop with garden educator Wendy Krupnick at 9 a.m., followed by the plant sale at 11 a.m. All plants will be $2 to $4. Cost for the workshop is $20.

The three-hour Harvest Party gets underway at noon with lunch. People can bring their own picnic or purchase a plate of roast lamb, veggies, cheese, wine and dessert for $12 while the food lasts. Attendees need to bring their own plates and utensils for lunch.

Bounty Farm volunteers will be honored during lunch. The rest of the afternoon will be given over to live music and complimentary tomato tastings of locally grown favorites. Guests are welcome to bring tomatoes from their gardens to include in the tasting.

All activities will be held at the Petaluma Bounty Community Farm, 55 Shasta Ave., Petaluma, off Petaluma Boulevard North behind Lucky's. For more information, call 775-3663..

Iris Society holds rhizome sale today in Santa Rosa

The Santa Rosa Iris Society is throwing its annual rhizome sale today at the Luther Burbank Art and Garden Center.

Club members will be available to answer questions about planting and cultivation. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2050 Yulupa Ave., Santa Rosa. 538-5932 or 433-8633.

Jail Industries holds plant sale today in Santa Rosa

The Sonoma County Jail Industries is holding a plant sale today to help gardeners get a start on the fall season.

California natives, succulents, perennials, shrubs, vines, groundcovers, fruit and ornamental trees will be available for sale, as well as 10 Master Gardeners on hand to answer questions.

All plants are grown by inmates in their own 22 greenhouses using only compost and no fertilizer or pesticides.

Sale-goers are encouraged to bring their own cart or wagon. For more information and a plant list, visit scoe.org/jailindustries or call Rick Stern at 525-8310. The nursery and demonstration gardens are at 2254 Ordinance Road, Santa Rosa.

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