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East Bay Times: Q&A: ‘The Bulb Guy’ Rich Santoro talks about his spring bloom obsession (28,000 bulbs this year!)

Excerpt: SANTORO’S 5 FAVORITE GARDENS TO VISIT: Hakone Gardens, Saratoga: One of the finest Japanese gardens in the Bay Area — if not the finest. Meticulous. Filoli, Woodside: A must-go,…

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Secret San Francisco: You Have To Visit This Historical Country Estate And Its Breathtaking Gardens

Excerpt: Filoli’s gardens are unique in that they bloom all year round, thanks to seasonal planting and carefully planned maintenance by the estate’s 14 full-time horticulturalists. Over 75,000 spring bulbs are planted…

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Nob Hill Gazette: What To Do This Weekend: March 18-21

Excerpt: Partake in a conversation about women in horticulture  Woodside’s Filoli Historic House & Garden wraps up its month-long Women’s Speaker Series with Women of Filoli’s Horticulture Team, featuring Leslie Freitas, Lisa…

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Refinishing Filoli’s Oak Floors

By Julie Bly DeVere, Director of Museum Collections Over the last few years, we have slowly been refinishing the floors in the main rooms of the House back to their…

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Object Spotlight: 19th Century Snuff Box

Within Filoli’s Museum Object Collection is a small group of 18th to 19th century snuff boxes and trinketboxes originally meant to contain a day’s worth of snuff; a smokeless tobacco…