Almanac

Community - July 14, 2010

'Flowers in the Home' event at Filoli

Filoli Center will host its annual "Flowers in the Home ... Bringing the Garden Indoors" program, with three days of family activities, from Friday through Sunday, July 16-18.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

Filoli staff and volunteers will show how the garden can be enjoyed indoors with demonstrations, talks, garden walks, docent-led native plant exploration hikes, crafts for children, and the 12th annual botanical art exhibit.

Guided tours of Filoli's historic greenhouses are scheduled for Friday, July 16. On Saturday, July 17, docents will lead garden walks for families with children. There will be demonstrations on topiaries, summer flower arrangements, the art of bonsai, and terrariums.

Program activities for "Flowers in the Home" are free with paid admission to Filoli. Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $5 for students. Advance reservations are highly recommended.

Visit filoli.org for times and activities, and reservation information. For more information, call 364-8300, ext. 508, weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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