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Jun 2, 2017

Cemetery ceremony honors fallen heroes

The speakers at the Franklin Memorial Day program (left to right) include Ingo Rautenberg; Village Clerk Eileen Pulker; Rev. David Huseltine; Steven Bancroft, manager of the cemetery; and David Botsford, president of the board of directors of the cemetery.(Photo: Diane K. Bert)Beautiful, historic Franklin Cemetery was the site of a Memorial Day event honoring veterans who served their country in times of war and times of peace. Speakers gathered at the base of the flagpole close by the granite monuments listing the names of all of the known veterans interred in the cemetery.David Botsford, president of the Board of Directors of the Cemetery, served as master of ceremonies. He introduced the directors and each speaker.Arleigh Helfer led the Franklin Village Band, made up of volunteers from many bands, in patriotic music as Franklin Boy Scout Troop 1699 led the presentation of colors and the Pledge of Allegiance.“This is one of the key events of the year for Troop 1699,” Troop leader Patrick Mulligan said. Prior to the ceremony, the scouts had placed American flags on the graves of veterans. The scouts proudly wore their uniforms.Rev... (Hometownlife.com)

Mar 16, 2017

Feathery plant has strange family members

To succeed with P. pubescens, give it plenty of sun, good drainage and only apply low-phosphorus fertilizers.Brian Kemble is curator at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in Walnut Creek. His monthly column focuses on drought tolerant plants and dry gardens. Email questions to info@ruthbancroftgarden.org. Learn more about the Ruth Bancroft Garden at www.ruthbancroftgarden.org. (The Mercury News)

Sep 28, 2016

Girls tennis scoreboard: Tuesday, Sept. 27 results

Y) d. Thoms 10-7. Doubles -- No.1: Keane/Pickering (Y) d. Ford/Hawkins 10-4; No.2: Kosulic/Romana (Y) d. Konen/Vander Linde 10-7; No.3: Novack/Bancroft (R) d. Pacetti/Runge 10-2; No.4: Peters/Di Iorio (R) d. Mohr/Crumpton 10-1. * Jacobs 5, Elk Grove 2 Singles -- No.1: Je.Vujanic (EG) d. Steinkamp 6-0, 6-0; No.2: Jo.Vujanic (EG) d. Seong 6-2, 6-1; No.3: Cunningham (J) d. Choporis 6-0, 6-0. Doubles -- No.1: Toomire/Skepnek (J) d. Oda/Szull 6-3, 6-2; No.2: Beyer/Gilman (J) d. Bharker/Murugeson 6-1, 6-0; No.3: Japkowski/Nissankula (J) d. Wojnorowska 6-0, 6-0; No.4: Nichols/Shi... (Chicago Daily Herald)

Jul 27, 2016

Flower Plots and Food Forests: Community Gardens as Living Examples of Neighborhood Commitment

The Bancroft Meridian Garden, founded in 1996 on a lot along 38th Street in South Minneapolis, began as a flower garden. But communities change. So do their gardens. When the volunteer staff experienced turnover in 2014, the garden was reborn as an urban food forest—with the idea that its fruits would, quite literally, become ripe for the picking.A food forest is a style of gardening where, instead of individual plots, the garden is planted for the entire community to enjoy. The Bancroft Meridian Garden includes apple, pear and cherry trees, as well as a variety of herbs. Volunteers from Bancroft Neighborhood Association manage and maintain the food forest, but anyone walking by is welcome to eat an apple or pick some mint. The garden is maintained in order for the neighborhood to enjoy its bounty.Floral beginningsThe site of the Bancroft Meridian Garden was once covered with a building that housed an insurance company. But Jacque Passow only remembers the foreclosed lot and overgrown weeds that covered the lot’s blacktop surface after the building was torn down. Along with two of her neighbors, Passow learned about the inner workings o... (thelinemedia.com)

Feb 3, 2016

Home and Garden events calendar, Jan. 23 and beyond

Safety Facility, Alex Clark Room, 800 Tennant Ave., Pinole. 510-758-2300. Clayton Valley Garden Club: Troy McGregor, garden manager at The Ruth Bancroft Garden and an Australian native, will discuss "Bulletproof Plants." 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Diamond Terrace, 6401 Center St., Clayton. www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org. Lafayette Garden Club: "Hydrangeas ... Grow Them, Love Them, Prune Them." Program and discussion with Elizabeth Ruiz from Go With Nature. 9:45 a.m.-noon Feb. 11. Lafayette Veteran's Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd. cpoetzsch@gmail.com. Valentine's Day Aloe Tour and "Sweets with Your Sweetie": Take a guided tour of The Garden led by curator Brian Kemble, then enjoy a warm drink or mimosa and plate of treats in the covered shade house. Tours with Brian start at 10 a.m. and noon followed by Sweets Seating. Feb. 13. Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1500 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek. Space is limited. $50-$65. www.ruthbancroftgarden.org/rbgarden/pages/AloeDay2016.html. Alameda County Home & Garden Shows: Meet home improvement vendors, builders and design professionals offering the latest information. Noon-6 p.m. Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 13 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 14. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. www.capitalshowcase.com. Building Better Soil: Learn simple things you can do (and not do) to build and maintain a healthy soil environment. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13. Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library, 1644 North Broadway. Free. www.wclibrary.org/event/soil. Berkeley Garden Club Lecture Series: Bonsai demonstration with Johnny Uchida, followed by plant exchange and general meeting. Noon-3 p.m. Feb. 16. Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave., Albany. www.berkeleygardenclub.org. Bay Area Daffodil Show: Sponsored by the Northern California Daffodil Society. Daffodils for garden or containers in an array of colors, forms and sizes. Entry of exhibits open to all. 1-5 p.m. March 5 and 10 a.m. -4 p.m. March 6. Alden Lane Nursery, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore. 925-443-3888, www.daffodil.org/ncds/shows.htm. Tuesday Plant Sales: Held year-round, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Markham Nature Park and Arboretum, 1202 La Vista Ave., Concord. Call ahead during wet months; rain may cancel events. 925-681-2968, www.markhamarboretum.org. Docent-led garden tours: Tour the 10-acre Regional Parks Botanic Garden in Tilden Regional Park. 2 p.m. most Saturdays; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays. Wildcat Canyon Road and South Park Drive, Berkeley. 510-544-3169, www.nativeplants.org. Danville-Alamo Garden Club: Meetings are held at 9:15 on the second Thursday of the... (San Jose Mercury News)

Feb 3, 2016

Home and Garden events calendar, Jan. 30 and beyond

Safety Facility, Alex Clark Room, 800 Tennant Ave., Pinole. 510-758-2300. Clayton Valley Garden Club: Troy McGregor, garden manager at The Ruth Bancroft Garden and an Australian native, will discuss "Bulletproof Plants." 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Diamond Terrace, 6401 Center St., Clayton. www.claytonvalleygardenclub.org. Lafayette Garden Club: "Hydrangeas ... Grow Them, Love Them, Prune Them." Program and discussion with Elizabeth Ruiz from Go With Nature. 9:45 a.m.-noon Feb. 11. Lafayette Veteran's Building, 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd. cpoetzsch@gmail.com. A Botanical Valentine's Day Tea: Celebrate herbs and flowers at this educational walk and tea party. 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 13. UC Botanical Garden, 200 Centennial Drive, Berkeley. $13-$20. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. botanicalgarden.berkeley.edu. Valentine's Day Aloe Tour and "Sweets with Your Sweetie": Take a guided tour of The Garden led by curator Brian Kemble, then enjoy a warm drink or mimosa and plate of treats in the covered shade house. Tours with Brian start at 10 a.m. and noon followed by Sweets Seating. Feb. 13. Ruth Bancroft Garden, 1500 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek. Space is limited. $50-$65. www.ruthbancroftgarden.org/rbgarden/pages/AloeDay2016.html. Alameda County Home & Garden Shows: Meet home improvement vendors, builders and design professionals offering the latest information. Noon-6 p.m. Feb. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 13 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb. 14. Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton. www.capitalshowcase.com. Building Better Soil: Learn simple things you can do (and not do) to build and maintain a healthy soil environment. 10:30 a.m. Feb. 13. Oak View Room, Walnut Creek Library, 1644 North Broadway. Free. www.wclibrary.org/event/soil. Berkeley Garden Club Lecture Series: Bonsai demonstration with Johnny Uchida, followed by plant exchange and general meeting. Noon-3 p.m. Feb. 16. Albany Community Center, 1249 Marin Ave., Albany. www.berkeleygardenclub.org. Bay Area Daffodil Show: Sponsored by the Northern California Daffodil Society. Daffodils for garden or containers in an array of colors, forms and sizes. Entry of exhibits open to all. 1-5 p.m. March 5 and 10 a.m. -4 p.m. March 6. Alden Lane Nursery, 981 Alden Lane, Livermore. 925-443-3888, www.daffodil.org/ncds/shows.htm. Tuesday Plant Sales: Held year-round, 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Markham Nature Park and Arboretum, 1202 La Vista Ave., Concord. Call ahead during wet months; rain may cancel events. 925-681-2968, www.markhamarboretum.org. Docent-led garden tours: Tour the 10-acre Regional Parks Botanic Garden in Tilden Regional Park. 2 p.m. most Saturdays; 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sundays. Wildcat Canyon Road and South Park Drive, Berkeley. 510-544-3169, www.nativeplants.org. Danville-Alamo Garden Club: Meetings are held at 9:15 on the second Thursday of the month, Sept.-June, (except for December) at the Alamo Women's Club, 1401 Danville Blvd., Alamo. membershipvp@dagc.us. Vallejo Garden Club: Meets 9-11 a.m. third Saturdays monthly. Heritage House, 419 Farragut Ave., Vallejo. Email vallejogardenclub@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/vallejogardenclub. SOUTH BAY Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society: Presentation on how to prepare and groom orchids for shows. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3. American Legion Hall, 1504 Minnesota Ave., San Jose. www.facebook.com/Santa-Clara-Valley-Orchid-Society-179637966053/?fref=nf. Santa Clara Valley Orchid Society 65th Annual Show and Sa... (San Jose Mercury News)