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Kee Low, long time chef for the Roth family pictured in the Kitchen

The National Trust for Historic Preservation: Stories of Resilience: Three Asian Americans Who Shaped Filoli

This spring, Filoli highlights three Asian Americans who helped build the Filoli community and steward the estate: a beloved chef who worked for the Roths, a floriculturist who transformed the garden’s textures, and a famed landscape architect instrumental in preserving Filoli for the public.

Photo by Frances Freyberg, InMenlo

InMenlo: Photographer Frances Freyberg makes yet another visit to Filoli

Photo by Frances Freyberg, InMenlo Excerpt: InMenlo contributing photographer Frances Freyberg continues to capture the spring beauty at Filoli. Following her look at what was blooming in late winter and then capturing the tulips, we showcase…

Kee Low, long time chef for the Roth family pictured in the Kitchen

Palo Alto Online: Who is included in Filoli’s story? New exhibit offers answers

Excerpt: A visit to Filoli Historic House & Garden is usually a time to experience incredible beauty, from the colorful cultivated gardens to the stately home to the rambling nature…

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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…

Hort staff in action

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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George Weigel: 50 American Public Gardens You Really Ought to See

Excerpt: If you like formal gardens (which I do), you’ll love Filoli. But besides the orderliness, this garden has spectacular views into the Santa Cruz Mountains and enough color and…

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Filoli Launches Speaker Series to Celebrate Women in Museum, Architecture, and Horticulture Fields

During Women’s History Month, Historic Estate Honors Women Trailblazers in Series of Online Conversations with Local Organizational Leaders WOODSIDE, Calif., February 22, 2021 — Filoli Historic House and Garden, a…

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InMenlo: Photographer Frances Freyberg visits Filoli to capture early spring blooms

Photograph by Frances Freyberg, InMenlo Excerpt: We look forward each year to InMenlo contributing photographer Frances Freyberg’s photographs of the first spring blooms at Filoli. Here is a selection from her…

Frosty Morning At The Sundial

Cultural Weekly: Haiku at Filoli

Excerpt: Filoli is known for its flowers, and winter has been thought of as a slower and quieter time. Yet the staff recognized what a special time winter is at…