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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…