The public is invited to a free seminar on drought-tolerant gardening at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at the Menlo Park City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St.
The seminar will be led by Alane O'Reilly Weber, a longtime master composter and owner of Botanical Arts in San Mateo. The seminar will cover the basics of plants, planting, care and maintenance for a garden featuring water-wise or drought-tolerant plants.
There will be a raffle for several drought-tolerant plants. Refreshments will be provided by Friends of the Menlo Park Library. Free van service is available for Menlo Park seniors and people with disabilities. Call 330-2512 for van reservations.