Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - February 26, 2010

HomeFront for Feb. 26:

PERSONAL GARDEN TOUR ... Landscape designer Katsy Swan will offer "Gardens of the Heart's Delight," a tour of personal gardens that reflect the heart's desire of their creators, on Sunday, Feb. 28, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Gamble Garden Carriage House, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto. Swan's talk kicks off the 25th Anniversary Speakers Series; each talk will be followed by a reception in the main house. Cost is $40 for nonmembers, $30 for members. Information: Call 650-329-1356 or visit www.gamblegarden.org.

TRAINING YOUNG TREES ... Master arborist Dave Muffly will offer a Canopy workshop on "Pruning and Training Young Trees for Strength, Beauty, Longevity and Appropriate Clearances: A Practical Approach for Arborists" on Friday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Peninsula Conservation Center, 3921 E. Bayshore Road, Palo Alto. Cost is $75 for Western Chapter International Society of Arboriculture (WCISA) members. Information: E-mail sharon@canopy.org.

WHAT'S FOR DINNER? ... Several cooking classes are being offered through Palo Alto Adult School in early March, including "Pizza in a Pinch" (Monday, March 1, instructor: Cindy Roberts); "American Comfort Food" (Tuesday, March 2, instructor: Yannette Fichou Edwards); "Indian Cooking" (Wednesday, March 3, instructor: Ramesh and Bharati Joshi). Each class is held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in Room 103 at Palo Alto High School, 50 Embarcadero Road, Palo Alto, and costs $50. Information: Call 650-329-3752 or visit www.paadultschool.org.

WHACK THOSE INVASIVE PLANTS ... Volunteers are needed every Sunday from 9 a.m. to noon to remove invasive, non-native plants — including yellow starthistle and French broom — at Foothills Park. Friends of Foothill Park volunteers meet at the Orchard Glen picnic area, but are advised to check the website, www.fofpark.org, in case the group is heading for more remote areas of the park. For information, contact Bob Roth at 650-321-7882 or bobroth@mindspring.com.

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