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Real Estate - March 13, 2020

How to plant a bouquet

Filoli experts shares tips for having fresh flowers in the house almost year round

by Laura Swenson

In the mid-20th century, William Roth, who resided at Woodside's historic Filoli estate from 1937 to 1963, insisted on wearing a fresh carnation from his garden on his lapel every day. Today, old heritage breed carnations and a variety of flowers continue to grow in cutting cages in the very location and style of those installed during Filoli's construction in 1917.

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Freelance writer Laura Swenson can be emailed at [email protected]


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