Echo Goglio of Redwood City, CA., sports a floral apron from Theresa Balzer's RetroFit booth. "I'm an apron freak," said Goglio, a culinary school grad and apron collector, who now designs commercial kitchens.
She was asked how she plans to use her new apron. "Besides live in it?" she replied.
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Shoppers dove into goodies on sale from our prop closets and editors' offices. Home editors and writers scurried to restock inventory through the day.
Traunza Adams of Albany, Calif., and her mom scope out the plants in the test garden. Traunza loved the burgundy foliage of a heuchera she found tucked away in this pot, and an unusual purple oxalis she spotted among the test plants.
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Ryan and Grace Coffee were headed over to the test garden to get ideas for their community garden plot.
When she's not nibbling on her hat, Grace loves to nibble on the family's Swiss chard that's been growing strong through winter, Ryan said. "She loves everything about gardening."
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Cathy Eitel of San Carlos, Calif., dries her finished painted pot from the Hands-on Home booth. The upcoming Fourth of July inspired her color scheme.
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Learning about bees in the test garden
Kimberley Burch, a Sunset imaging specialist, shows a guest how we're making honey here as part of our One-block Feast project.
(Learn more from Kimberley and the rest of Team Bee in the One-block blog.)
Team Chicken leader Elizabeth Jardina promised to give 6 fresh eggs to the first person to mention the offer this morning. Doors open at 10; she had a winner at 10:04 a.m. A second family showed up 4 minutes after.
Note: EJ again will give eggs to her first visitors who mention the offer on Sunday, June 7. (No pressure, hens.)