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Filoli CEO Kara Newport Wins San Mateo County/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau 2020 Innovation in Hospitality Award

WOODSIDE, Calif., February 7, 2020 — Filoli Historic House and Garden, a site of  the National Trust for Historic Preservation and one of the last country estates  reminiscent of the…

Volunteers in Garden Care immerse themselves in Filoli’s gardens through weeding, pruning and special seasonal projects essential to the horticultural richness of the garden. Volunteers commit to at least 48 hours of service and complete specialized training in order to participate in Garden Care.
Filoli Historic House and Garden to Host First Two Days of Slow Flowers Summit, June 28-30, 2020

Fourth Annual Event Highlights Creative Floral Installations and Promotes Benefits of  Local, Seasonal, and Domestic Floral Agriculture  WOODSIDE, Calif., January 30, 2020 — Filoli Historic House and Garden, a site …

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Bartell’s Backroads: Valentine’s Day starts early for California newts at Filoli

It’s mating season for newts who inhabit Filoli in Woodside, California, and it’s pretty much the only time of year that you’ll be able to see them. Read the full…

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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…

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…

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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…