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Be swept away for two wonderful nights in a gracious bed and breakfast that harkens back to an era gone by — intricate and unique antiques and artifacts from around the globe, richly textured and colored Oriental rugs, Tiffany-style fixtures, and Victorian furniture create an intimate and cozy welcome. Located in the heart of the Oakland Hills, Redwood House is surrounded by trees, featuring private gardens, and positioned to capture a panoramic view of San Francisco and the surrounding Bay Area. You will have the perfect vantage point to let your worries disappear and your daydreams entertain you. Your well appointed guest room has a queen sized bed, private bath, and free internet access. A full breakfast is included.
This package includes an indulgent 45-minute massage at Piedmont Spa: A Center for Massage Therapy. Choose from Swedish, Deep Tissue, or a variety of other massage modalities. The team of massage therapists are all certified and committed to making your experience relaxing, rejuvenating, and restorative.
Four Seasons Arts is a classical music presenting organization which seeks to reflect the total community in its audience and roster of performing artists. Its programming intentionally gives expression to our world’s cultural, racial and ethnic diversity. Presenting world-class artists in a range of performing media including solo piano, vocal, instrumental and chamber ensembles – duos, trios and string quartets, compositions range from traditional to avant-garde, American to world-wide, and ancient to newly written music of the 20th and 21st centuries. Tickets are good for Saturday, November 11th: Ann Hobson Pilot (Harpist) and Tai Murray (Violinist) at 7:30pm. Package also includes a case of wine donated by Cole Hardware: 6 bottles Chardonnay and 6 bottles Cabernet.
Long description: This beautifully crafted 20′ x 20′ trellis is the ideal covering for your outdoor BBQ area, alfresco dining space, or hot tub. Perhaps you’ll envision it providing a shaded walkway, passageway or seated conversation area. Enjoy instant privacy, wind and sun protection, and an intimate setting. Create your desired ambiance with woody vines, cascading bougainvillea, string lights, or paper lanterns. The wood has been precision cut, sanded, and stained with a deep mocha finish. Disassembled and ready for a new home.
Have questions, concerns, ideas, or inspirations about the care, maintenance, or suitability of the trees, shrubs, vines, or other perennial woody plants in your current landscape or the selection of the perfect candidates for your dream landscape? You can try, but you probably can’t stump him.
Tony is professor of Arboriculture within the Horticulture Division of the Biology Department at Diablo Valley College and Wood Expert with the Bay Area Woodturner’s Association. He is a Certified Landscape Horticulturalist, Certified Irrigation Designer, Board Certified Master Arborist, Master Composter, and Bay Friendly Designer. He was Urban Forester at the Cities of Albany and San Francisco, Arborist with Bartlett Tree Experts.
Included in this package is a $75 Orchard Nursery gift certificate. At Orchard Nursery, plants are a passion. Whether your garden aesthetic is classic, modern, or eclectic, you won’t be disappointed by the array of high-quality, Mediterranean climate loving annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees, sublimely suited for the Bay Area.
Long description: Some of the best childhood memories include roasting marshmallows for making beloved S’mores. Some of the best grown up experiences involve wine and great conversation with friends sitting around an evening fire. More of these good times are yours with this beautiful wood burning fire pit. Elegantly designed with natural stone and a decorative frame finish, it’s sure to also add decorative flair to your outdoor living space. Designed for durability and safety, it’s constructed with reinforced cement and has a protective iron shield. Just in time for our wonderful Bay Area brisk autumn evenings, but you can enjoy this amazing piece all year round.
Long description: Hand crafted potting bench made from a reclaimed Victorian Era (late 1800’s) door. Created by local artesian wood-worker Larry Winum, this all redwood door is a one-of-a kind piece created for us. It’s shabby-chic design of distressed furniture and soft pastels will compliment any garden and – even better – is a useful hardworking bench that will serve you for years. No garden? Use it in the kitchen or hallway.