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Home front: art glass sale, contain your veggies

Also, buy seedlings from expert gardeners

ART GLASS FOR SALE ... The Palo Alto High School "Fiery Arts" program will hold a sale on Friday, Sept. 21, and Saturday, Sept. 22, in front of the Paly High art building at 50 Embarcadero Road in Palo Alto. Handblown glass pumpkins, pears, cups, cats and other shapes will be on display for sale from 3-6 p.m. on Friday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday. The sale of the art, made by Paly instructors, alums and students, will benefit the Fiery Arts program. Live demonstrations will be happening during the sale. For more information go to or email

CONTAIN YOUR VEGGIES ... Palo Alto's SummerWinds Nursery will host a free 30-minute workshop on "Container Gardening with Fall Vegetables and Herbs" at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 23. Whether you have a large or small outdoor space, growing cool-weather veggies in containers is a great way to grow produce. In this short Learn'n' Grow class, SummerWinds' garden experts will show you how to grow edibles in containers. Reserve your spot by going to SummerWinds Nursery is located at 725 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto.

SEEDLING SALE ... If you want to plant fall veggies and be confident the plants will thrive, buy seedlings at the "Fall Vegetable Seedling Sale" held by the University of California Cooperative Extension's Palo Alto Demonstration Garden. The sale will be held Saturday, Sept. 29 , from 10 a.m. to noon. An array of cool-season vegetable seedlings will be available, including kale, lettuce, spinach, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, chard, onions, herbs and more. They all thrive in our cool winter conditions and will keep your food garden producing year round. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions. Arrive early for best selection and bring a box to carry home your purchases. Sales benefit the UC Master Gardener program; cash or checks only. The garden is located at 851 Center Drive, Palo Alto. Can't make the sale? A larger sale will be held on Oct. 6 at the Master Gardener parcel at Martial Cottle Park in San Jose. For details, go to

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