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15′ Tall Olive Tree
Market Value: $210 | Opening Bid: $100
The graceful, billowing appearance of this tree will add a unique dimension to any garden. It’s grayish foliage serves as an interesting accent while the gnarled branches are highly distinctive. Olive trees are long-lived with a life expectancy of 500 years. The olive is an evergreen tree growing to 50 ft. in height with a spread of about 30 ft. The tree can be kept to about 20 ft. with regular pruning.
Flowers and Fun Galore
Market Value: $126 | Opening Bid: $38
Enjoy 2 tickets to the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, April 4-8. Stroll the gorgeous designer gardens, enjoy home and garden demonstrations, and visit the market hall at the event held at the Cow Palace, Daly City (free shuttle from Balboa BART). Package includes: Step by Step Organic Flower Gardening, Container Gardening, and Big Ideas for Small Gardens. Take a free shuttle from Glen Park BART to visit London during the Dickens Fair (Nov. 17 – Dec. 23) at the historic Cow Palace Exhibition Halls! Enter the winding lanes of Victorian London and immerse yourself in a world of music halls, theater, pubs, dance parties, and charming shops with hand-made holiday treasures.
Flavors for All Occasions
Market Value: $100 | Opening Bid: $35
Keep yourself and the planet healthy with $40 worth of fruits and vegetables from Imperfect Produce delivered fresh to your door. Combine that with a $25 Gift Certificate to Oaktown Spice Shop, named one of the world’s best spice shops by Food & Wine Magazine, to create a delicious flavorful meal. Package includes the following publications: The Complete Book of Spices, Tropical Herbs and Spices of Indonesia, Summer Flavors, and Garden Fresh Recipes.
Learn the Art of Bonsai
Market Value: $100 | Opening Bid: $30
Bonsai trees, carefully designed and trained using sophisticated techniques, are living works of art. Learn this ancient practice with Green Juniper and Maple starter trees plus a $50 credit towards the $115 Bonsai Class at Castro Valley Adult School. Use the book Keep Your Bonsai Alive and Well as your go-to guide.
A Floral Masterpiece
Market Value: $180 | Opening Bid: $90
J. Miller Flowers, at 4416 Piedmont Ave, is a full-service floral company offering garden baskets, bouquets, and exotic tropical displays. Use Creative Flower Arranging by the Decorating Institute using these two artisan one-of-kind pottery vases to create your own piece of floral artwork.
5 Custom Redwood Privacy Lattice Screens
Market Value: $599 | Opening Bid: $185
Create the backyard oasis of your dreams with these beautiful Redwood privacy lattice screens. These panels can be used separately or together. Measuring 4 – 46 1/2” W x 77 ½ “ and 1 – 40 “W X 77 ½”; Total 226 “W x 77 ½” H.
Eat to Your Heart’s Content
Market Value: $275 | Opening Bid: $100
This is a food lovers dream. Treat yourself and a guest to a free dinner entree at Crogans, 6101 La Salle Avenue in Montclair Village. Stay warm with two gourmet hot chocolate tastings and hand crafted chocolate bars at Dandelion Chocolate, a bean-to-bar chocolate factory at 740 Valencia, San Francisco (near 16th St. BART). Satisfy your sweet tooth with the Rockridge Ice Cream Tour! ! Good for 1 child’s ticket or $15 off an adult ticket, enjoy ice cream desserts during a 1-hour Local Foods Tour. Need more? How about a $40 gift certificate to Los Moles Restaurant, (in Emeryville and El Cerrito,) followed by drinks made from Sambuca di Galliano Italian Liqueur using the recipe booklet.
Market Value: $295 | Opening Bid: $100
Let your creative side shine with this package of art classes and restorative body work. Create a beautiful one-of-a-kind piece of handcrafted jewelry during a class with Bead Inspiration, at 1544 Park St, Alameda. Use a pack of 5 session vouchers to try your hand at pottery painting, canvas painting, glass fusing or mosaics at Brush Strokes, located at 745 Page St, Berkeley. Recharge your creative energy, with a 1-hour Swedish Massage or Aquatic Massage at Thai Water’s intimate studio at 2875 Glascock St, Oakland and a 1-hour Therapeutic Massage at Massage by Marcelina at 1905 Franklin St, Oakland (near 19th Street BART).