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Real Estate - September 14, 2012

Home Front for Sept. 14:

LAWN ALTERNATIVES ... Deva Luna, of EarthCare Landscaping, will offer a free workshop on "Smart and Attractive Lawn Alternatives" from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 15. Focus is on creating beautiful landscaping while conserving water and lowering bills. From 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Sept. 18, a free, educational workday — a hands-on experience in maintaining a native garden — will be held at the Lucie Stern Bay Friendly Demonstration Garden. Volunteers of all ages are welcome, but minors under 18 need a signed waiver to participate, and children 12 and under require an accompanying adult. Gloves and tools will be provided; bring water bottle, sturdy shoes and long pants. Both events will be held at the Lucie Stern Community Center, Community Room, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Information: Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 650-329-2241 for lawn alternatives, 650-496-5910 or Paul Hepie, paulh@acterra.org, for hands-on workday.

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