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Almanac: Filoli estate in Woodside to reopen gardens to the public starting Monday

Excerpt: With the arrival of spring, the formal gardens at Woodside’s Filoli estate are in full flower — and at this time of year, they’re typically full of visitors, too…

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In Menlo: Latest updates and re-openings plus some Mother’s Day suggestions

Excerpt: Filoli is reopening its gardens on Monday, May 11. All tickets must be purchased online before visiting, including reservations for members. Make member reservations. Non-members visit http://www.filoli.org/visit to reserve your tickets. If you…

Don’t miss the Knot Garden during your visit!
Garden Design Magazine: Top Public and Botanical Gardens in the United States

Excerpt: Woodside, CA There is so much to see and absorb at Filoli. This is a visit to savor. Reminiscent of a grand English estate, you are sure to be…

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Los Angeles Times: A weekend trip to Silicon Valley’s century-old hidden haven

Excerpt: There’s more to Silicon Valley than ones, zeros, Stanford University and 21st century wealth. There’s also a natural world of forests and seashores and a semi-natural world of gardens…

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In Menlo: The calendar may say “winter” but it’s looking like spring at Filoli

InMenlo contributing photographer Frances Freyberg visited Filoli in Woodside yesterday and from her resulting photographs, it looks like spring has sprung in the gardens there.

Here’s the official scoop: The fruit trees and hyacinths are starting to bloom. The magnolias and camellias are out right now. The daffodils are at their peak. The tulips are still a week or two from emerging.

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In Menlo: Percy the Filoli peacock to be remembered with memorial service and fund

Percy, Filoli’s resident peacock, has passed away. “While it was not uncommon for Percy to wander during the winter season, his absence this year is long enough for us to…

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The Patch: Filoli House CEO Wins Hospitality Award

Excerpt: 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…

Garden Design: Top 20 public and botanical gardens in the united states

There is so much to see and absorb at Filoli. This is a visit to savor. Reminiscent of a grand English estate, you are sure to be enchanted by the…

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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…