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COOL GARDENING ... On Thursday Aug. 18, Master Gardener Ann Burrell will teach gardeners the key steps to getting a quick start and a long harvest of a wide variety of cool season vegetables so they can have food growing year round. Optimum planting time for seed or seedlings, soil preparation, irrigation needs, weather protection, and pest management will be discussed. The talk, titled "Less Work, More Food: Success in the Cool Season Garden," will be from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Rinconada Library, 1213 Newell Road, Palo Alto.

JENNI KAYNE AT STANFORD ... Southern California fashion and home designer Jenni Kayne opened her first northern California store at Stanford Shopping Center last week. The boutique echoes her other stores with bleached wood, a stone floor and wood fixtures, featuring clothes and home goods such as pottery, simple porcelain, matte gold cutlery, linens and beach towels. For over a decade, Kayne's professional and personal pursuits have informed her aesthetic point of view -- a warm, inviting minimalism that's translated from her apparel collection to the modern traditions of family: entertaining, travel and food. With boutiques in West Hollywood, Brentwood and Montecito, she focuses on fashion, beauty, motherhood and home together in her lifestyle blog named after her children, Rip & Tan.

MARK YOUR CALENDAR ... Gamble Gardens will host its annual Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will include children's activities, a plant sale, horticultural resources, displays, garden demonstrations, food, entertainment, and ... digging for worms.This event is free and is open to the community. Gamble Gardens is located at 1431 Waverley St. at the corner of Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto.

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