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Real Estate - November 9, 2012

Home Front for Nov. 9:

FREE FABRIC ... Fabmo will have a free designer-fabric distribution from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 9, and from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at 2423 Old Middlefield Way, Mountain View. (Email gather.fabrix@me.com to make an appointment.) Information; www.fabmo.org

PEST MANAGEMENT ... Master Gardener David Peterson will offer a free workshop on "Integrated Pest Management," or how to have nearly pest-free vegetable gardens without using toxic petrochemicals, from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Gamble Garden, 1431 Waverley St., Palo Alto. Topics include organic and natural pest and disease sprays plus cultivation techniques. Information: www.gamblegarden.org

TREE WALK ... Arborist Heather Booty will lead a free tree walk through Crescent Park from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 10. Meet on Lincoln Avenue between University and Hamilton avenues. Expect to see examples of London plane tree, tulip tree, ginkgo, fern pine, saucer magnolia, red horsechestnut, purple-leaf plum and more. Information: www.canopy.org

RAINWATER HARVESTING ... Sherri Osaka, Bay-Friendly Qualified Designer and owner of Sustainable Landscape Design, will teach a class on "Rainwater Harvesting" from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, at Common Ground, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. The class will deal with methods and costs of harvesting and storing rainwater, with information on roof materials, tanks, mosquito-control and more. Cost is $31. Information: 650-493-6072 or www.commongroundinpaloalto.org

RHODIES FROM CHINA ... Don Selcer will share information from his recent trip to the rhododendron areas of China at the next meeting of the De Anza Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. The group meets in Room 12 of the Hillview Community Center, 97 Hillview Ave., Los Altos. Information: www.deanza-ars.com or www.rhodygarden.org


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