Palo Alto Weekly

Real Estate - June 24, 2011

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FILOLI CLASSES ... fill up fast. The next ones are "The Joys of Summer" on Saturday, July 16, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (covering planning summer annual displays, pruning, fruit thinning and preparing the garden for fall) and "Pest Management," from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. (dealing with identifying and controlling pests and diseases). Each class costs $40 for nonmembers or $35 for members. Filoli is located at 86 Canada Road, Woodside. Information: 650-364-8300 or www.filoli.org.

ALL ABOUT SUCCULENTS ... Robin Stockwell of Castroville will talk about "Succulent Gardens" at the next meeting of the Garden Club of Los Altos on Tuesday, June 28, at 1:30 p.m. Stockwell's vertical walls earned awards in 2010 and 2011 at the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show. The group meets at Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos. Information: www.gardencluboflosaltos.org

MORE SUCCULENTS ... UC Master Gardener Laura Balaoro will give a free talk on "Success with Succulents" on Tuesday, June 28, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Los Altos Library, 13 S. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Information: Master Gardeners at 408-282-3105, between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or http://mastergardeners.org

WHILE YOU'RE AWAY ... The City of Palo Alto is offering some tips on saving energy while you're on vacation. Handy hints include: Turn water heater to lowest setting; set air-conditioning thermostat to 85 degrees or higher; put lights on a timer; unplug all electronic devices. Information: www.cityofpaloalto.org

SILVAR SCHOLARSHIPS ... Scholarships for $1,000 were awarded by the Silicon Valley REALTORS* Charitable Foundation to graduating seniors from public high schools in Silicon Valley including Julia Howard, Palo Alto High School; Madelaine Bustos, Gunn High School; Ian Gregory Glasner, Los Altos High School; Gillie Agmon, Mountain View High School; and Emily Johnson, Menlo-Atherton High School.

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