Janet Fazio
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Celebrated, San Francisco-based Botanical Artist and Author, Tiffanie Turner at The Gardens at Heather Farm

September 14, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8pm
The Gardens at Heather Farm is honored to present renowned San Francisco-based botanical artist, Tiffanie Turner for a book release, lecture and demonstration event on Thursday, September 14th. Publishing in August, Tiffanie’s first book is an inspiring, practical, and gorgeous guide to crafting the most realistic and artful paper flowers. Her coast-to-coast book tour during the month of September includes only six select engagements: Walnut Creek, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit,…See More
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Spring Plant Sale at The Gardens at Heather Farm

April 29, 2017 from 8am to 12pm
Find great deals on hundreds of different plant types to make your gardens shine at The Gardens at Heather Farm's Spring Plant Sale. Got your eye on some Penstemon, Salvia, or Geranium? Envisioning a yard filled with African Daisy, Lavender, and Columbine?  Well, if you’ve checked the local garden retailer ads, you might be a little nervous about paying so much for sprucing up your yards — but never fear! Our plants cultivated by our in-house propagation team are being sold for much less than…See More
Apr 5
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Fiesta de Jardin at The Gardens at Heather Farm

May 7, 2017 from 2pm to 5pm
Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 7th when the spirit of the tropics comes to Walnut Creek for Fiesta de Jardín, a Latin-inspired afternoon garden party on the beautiful, flower-filled grounds of The Gardens at Heather Farm. From 2 to 5 p.m., guests will enjoy a variety of small plates, refreshing beverages and live music while celebrating spring in the garden and raising funds for the host organization’s nonprofit programs. The afternoon features tasty tapas of roasted pig, ceviche, paella…See More
Mar 20
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Meet the Authors at The Gardens at Heather Farm

March 10, 2017 from 1pm to 3pm
The Gardens at Heather Farm and The Garden Conservancy invite you to join the conversation when San Francisco-based landscape designers Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis present their new book Harvest: Unexpected Projects Using 47 Extraordinary Garden Plants set for release on Ten Speed Press.This practical, inspirational and seasonal guide will help make any garden more productive and enjoyable with a variety of projects--organic pantry staples, fragrances, floral arrangements, beverages,…See More
Jan 30
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Sep 26, 2016
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Fall Plant Sale at The Gardens at Heather Farm

October 1, 2016 from 8am to 12pm
Join friends and neighbors at The Gardens at Heather Farm Fall Plant Sale on Saturday, October 1st from 8am to 12pm to browse a selection of over 150 unique plant varieties including shrubs, perennials, annuals, ground covers, natives and drought-tolerant varieties.The Gardens is preparing to relocate their greenhouse in 2017, so to make the moving process easier, they are selling off as much of their plant inventory as possible at an even better discount than usual. Grab a shopping cart and…See More
Sep 19, 2016
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Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Picking at The Gardens at Heather Farm

October 9, 2016 from 11am to 3pm
Gather the family and head down to The Gardens at Heather Farm for the annual Harvest Festival on Sunday, October 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wander through the patch of vine-growing pumpkins, pick a pumpkin to take home, snap photos of the kids, dance to live music on the lawn, savor a great lunch and festive treats, and learn more about what makes The Gardens tick! Taste of the World Market, a popular new food truck company specializing in bringing gourmet cuisine from around the world to local…See More
Sep 14, 2016
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Leading a “Garden Revolution” from Your Own Backyard at The Gardens at Heather Farm

September 29, 2016 from 7pm to 9pm
This fall, The Gardens at Heather Farm is partnering with The Garden Conservancy to bring celebrated landscape designer, author and horticultural icon, Larry Weaner, to Walnut Creek to share his insights on how to change your garden -- and the environment -- for the better. On Thursday, September 29th, the program will feature a lecture by Mr. Weaner, followed by a special reception and signing of his new book Garden Revolution (May 2016, Timber Press).A successful garden is rewarding,…See More
Jul 21, 2016
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Edible Gardening at The Gardens at Heather Farm

June 11, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Now you can have a beautiful garden…and eat it, too! Gardening and horticulture expert, Bob Hornback will show you how to produce your own organically-grown veggies, fruits and herbs in plantings that are attractive enough for the front yard. In addition to reacquainting you with tried-and-true favorites, he’ll show you what’s new and unusual in the world of edible plants. And you’ll learn everything you need to know about designing, installing, maintaining and harvesting an edible landscape.See More
May 24, 2016
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Edible Gardening at The Gardens at Heather Farm

June 11, 2016 from 10am to 12pm
Now you can have a beautiful garden…and eat it, too! Gardening and horticulture expert, Bob Hornback will show you how to produce your own organically-grown veggies, fruits and herbs in plantings that are attractive enough for the front yard. In addition to reacquainting you with tried-and-true favorites, he’ll show you what’s new and unusual in the world of edible plants. And you’ll learn everything you need to know about designing, installing, maintaining and harvesting an edible landscape.See More
May 5, 2016
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National Public Gardens Day at The Gardens at Heather Farm

May 6, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
The Gardens at Heather Farm is proud to announce participation with American Public Gardens Association for National Public Gardens Day.Bring a picnic lunch, learn more about The Gardens’ organization and celebrate the wonderful world of gardening. On Friday, May 6, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., visitors to The Gardens will enjoy the following free activities: 10-11 a.m. Spring Floral Arranging Demonstration by popular designer, Najat Nicola, using roses and fresh floral cuttings from The Gardens…See More
May 4, 2016
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Managing Pests: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly at The Gardens at Heather Farm

May 7, 2016 from 10am to 11:30am
Part four in the free series, Getting to Know Our Local Creeks, Ponds and Waterways features Tanya Drlik from IPM Contra Costa County & Beth Baldwin from Contra Costa Clean Water Program discussing best practices for managing pestsKids are welcome to come at the same time for a workshop on Native Plants, Native People with GHF Education StaffAbout the Series:This spring, in partnership with the City of Walnut Creek, The Gardens at Heather Farm invites families to enjoy a fun and informative…See More
May 4, 2016
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Healthy Soil in Your Home Garden at The Gardens at Heather Farm

May 21, 2016 from 10am to 11:30am
The free Getting to Know Our Local Creeks, Ponds and Waterways series wraps up with a workshop on Healthy Soil in Your Home Garden presented by Marian Woodard from RecycleSmart.Kids are welcome to come at the same time to peek into the amazing world of insects with GHF Education Staff.About the Series This spring, in partnership with the City of Walnut Creek, The Gardens at Heather Farm invites families to enjoy a fun and informative series of FREE classes about our local watershed and…See More
May 4, 2016
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National Public Gardens Day at The Gardens at Heather Farm

May 6, 2016 from 10am to 3pm
The Gardens at Heather Farm is proud to announce participation with American Public Gardens Association for National Public Gardens Day.Bring a picnic lunch, learn more about The Gardens’ organization and celebrate the wonderful world of gardening. On Friday, May 6, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., visitors to The Gardens will enjoy the following free activities: 10-11 a.m. Spring Floral Arranging Demonstration by popular designer, Najat Nicola, using roses and fresh floral cuttings from The Gardens…See More
Apr 15, 2016
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New Executive Director at The Gardens at Heather Farm

The Gardens at Heather Farm has hired Karen Young as their Executive Director effective January 2015. Ms. Young served for over five years as Executive Director of Leach Botanical Garden in Portland, Oregon. During her tenure, she initiated and completed master and strategic plans, managed a major property…

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Posted on January 27, 2015 at 11:53am

Discovering a Sense of Place

Co-sponsored by The Gardens at Heather Farm and the City of Walnut Creek, Discovering a Sense of Place is a free lecture series open to the public that runs from January to May 2015 with topics ranging from landscape and irrigation tips to the basics of backyard composting.

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Posted on January 2, 2015 at 2:52pm

Learn Proper Pruning Techniques

There are several consequences of not conducting a regular pruning program. These include increased risk of failure, development of low limbs, formation of co-dominant stems, defects such as included bark and dead branches, and obstructed views.

When pruning is properly executed, a variety of benefits can occur, such as reducing risk of branch and whole-tree failure. Join The Gardens at Heather Farm’s Garden Manager Brian Larsen for an informative evening.

When: Thursday,…

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Posted on November 11, 2014 at 10:53am

17th Annual Wine & Roses Gala Fundraiser

Join family, friends and neighbors at The Gardens at Heather Farm for Wine & Roses on Sunday, October 5 from 4 to 7 p.m.  The evening starts with a Champagne Stroll in the Rose Garden, which will be followed by wine and beer tasting, food sampling, live music by the Dirty Cello Band and a raffle and silent auction. 

This year’s guests will be treated to inspired small plates created by Checkers Catering, Englund’s Catering, Il Fornaio, Sunrise Bistro, Culinary Excellence…

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Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:43pm

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At 2:58pm on September 4, 2014, Tina King Neuhausel said…

Hi Janet - nice to see  you here!! Tina

 
 
 

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