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General Support consists of single-day, seasonal and short term projects in the Horticulture and Collections departments. These assignments do not usually require additional training beyond the initial volunteer orientation. There is no minimum service hours requirement to participate in General Support.
Palo Alto Online: How do you keep 16 acres of gardens blooming?

Excerpt: Woodside’s historic Filoli estate might be equally well known for its sprawling, lush gardens as for its stately 1917 Georgian revival mansion. But other, more humble structures on the…

Filoli Historic House and Garden Announces Winter Haiku Contest

San Mateo County Poet Laureate to Judge Entries Reflecting the Beauty of Filoli’s  Garden in Winter; Winners Receive Free Filoli Membership for One Year  WOODSIDE, Calif., January 14, 2020 —…

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The Daily Journal: Museum Gotta See ‘Um

Excerpt: FILOLI HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN ANNOUNCES WINTER HAIKU CONTEST. Filoli Historic House and Garden, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the last country…

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The Mercury News: Orchid displays bring spring colors to the winter season at Filoli Gardens

Excerpt: Orchids of different colors and shapes decorated the kitchen inside the house at Filoli Historic House and Garden in Woodside during “The Spirit of Orchids” showshow, which opened Jan.…

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Filoli Historic House and Garden Comes Alive in Winter to Celebrate Lunar New Year and the Spirit of Orchids

Orchid Show Returns with Ever-Popular Orchid Doctor, Mushroom Hikes, and  Greenhouse and Architecture Tours; New Daily Garden and Room Talks Added  WOODSIDE, Calif., January 2, 2020 — Filoli Historic House…

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Filoli Historic House and Garden Presents Holidays at Filoli 2019: Special Events, Treasured Traditions and Unique Shopping Experiences

Pastoral Estate with Festive Lights and Décor Provides Respite for San Francisco Bay  Area Residents and Visitors During Hectic Holiday Season   WOODSIDE, Calif., September 30, 2019 — Filoli Historic House…