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 acquisition, terrace hardscape renovations, and rain…Continue
Posted on January 27, 2015 at 11:53am
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.
In addition to providing valuable gardening resources,…Continue
Posted on January 2, 2015 at 2:52pm
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.
Posted on November 11, 2014 at 10:53am
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…Continue
Posted on September 16, 2014 at 12:43pm