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We are pleased to offer an exciting selection of Garden-inspired auction items in advance of our May 3 Garden with a View fundraiser. Each item is selected with Garden friends in mind! Bid now for the opportunity for VIP Garden access, to learn more about California native plants, and to enjoy Garden-themed items and unique experiences. You can ensure your purchase today by bidding the "Buy Now" price. Or, you can compete with others by making bids through Thursday, April 30th at 10:00 p.m. Pacific Time. All bids not reaching the "Buy Now" price level by this time will be continued in the silent auction portion of Garden with a View on Sunday, May 3.

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If you aren't able to attend the event you can still bid! If you bid the buy now price, you will be contacted for payment information before the event.

Please note: all items need to be redeemed and expended by May 1, 2016 and some items have a maximum person limit or have seasonal limitations.

On-line Auction Items
Item Description Bid
Gold Cup Poppy Tree Cutting Board #1 Gold Cup Poppy Tree Glass Cutting Board #1
Fused glass cutting board crafted by Micki McAulay with detail of Eric Davis' Gold Cup Poppy Tree watercolor. This cutting board is both beautiful and functional. McAulay comments, "My passion is to make creative and functional products that appeal to a customer's desire to bring the beauty of nature and everyday luxury into their indoor and outdoor living spaces. I love the challenge of creating beautiful, simple things that people are moved by to enhance their everyday lives." For more information, visit mcaulayarts.com.
Buy now $100
Minimum Bid $40
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Gold Cup Poppy Tree Glass Cutting Board #2 Gold Cup Poppy Tree Glass Cutting Board #2
Fused glass cutting board crafted by Micki McAulay with detail of Eric Davis' Gold Cup Poppy Tree watercolor. This cutting board is both beautiful and functional. McAulay comments, "My passion is to make creative and functional products that appeal to a customer's desire to bring the beauty of nature and everyday luxury into their indoor and outdoor living spaces. I love the challenge of creating beautiful, simple things that people are moved by to enhance their everyday lives." For more information, visit mcaulayarts.com.
Buy now $100
Current Bid $60
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Glass Art by Paul Brayton Untitled, Hand-blown Glass Bowl by Paul Brayton
This garden-inspired hand blown piece uses silver foil for the outside texture and color. The bowl was designed and created by Paul Brayton, paulbraytonglass.com. With no two pieces alike, Brayton has become a favorite of regional collectors.

Buy now $1,000
Minimum Bid $500
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Landscape Plants for California Gardens Autographed Copy of Bob Perry's book, Landscape Plants for California Gardens
Bob Perry's book, Landscape Plants for California Gardens, offers the most comprehensive color illustrated reference on native and ornamental species for all of California. It provides systematic coverage of climate zones, water needs, plant lists and planting palettes on more than 2,100 plants in a beautifully designed and illustrated book. A must have for any California native plant gardener!

SOLD

 

The Art of Instruction Autographed copy of The Art of Instruction: Vintage Educational Charts from the 19th and 20th Centuries
This hardcover book, autographed by Katrien Van der Schueren, contains large-scale wall charts that were fundamental tools of classroom instruction throughout Europe in the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Collected here for the first time in one deluxe volume are over 100 of these vintage educational posters that are now important relics in the history of science, art, and design. From the anatomy of a tulip or an apple tree to that of a hedgehog or starfish, the botanical and zoological images in this collection are captivating with their curious visuals and intricate details. With a compelling introduction by Katrien Van der Schueren about the history of educational charts and their production, The Art of Instruction provides a glimpse into a rich, significant heritage and will enlighten those with an interest in art, design, science, or natural history.
Buy now $200
Current Bid $75
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Claremont Folk Music Festival Flyer Two VIP Tickets to the Claremont Folk Music Festival, May 30, 2015
The 32nd Claremont Folk Music Festival features a wide range of music, art and learning experiences within the natural beauty of Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden. Musical Performers include: The David Grisman Blue Grass Experience, Blind Boy Paxton, Dustbowl Revival, Tom Freund, Francisco Gonzalez, Perla Batalla, Claremont Allstar Polka Band, Peter Harper, Ross Altman, River and Rose and Fivacious. For more information visit folkmusiccenter.com/folk-festival.
SOLD
Flower Arrangement by Native Designs Floral Arrangements from Native Designs, 4-part Subscription
Treat yourself or a special friend to four fresh and exciting custom-designed arrangements using Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden-grown, California native flowers and foliage. The arrangements are prepared to order with love and professional talent by the volunteers at RSABG's Native Designs. Native Designs will deliver the arrangements within a 10 mile radius of the Garden; all other locations will require pick-up.
Buy now $450
Minimum Bid $200
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flower arrangement by Native Designs Private Class in Floral Arranging with Native Designs
(for up to three people)
Don't miss this three-hour immersion class into floral design taught by RSABG's own Native Design volunteers. Winners will collect and condition seasonally available flowers and greenery from Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, and learn about the elements, principles, mechanics and incorporation of unusual components into floral designs. Each person will design their own arrangement(s) to take home and enjoy.
Buy now $150
Minimum Bid $75
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Doug McGoon with chickens Garden-to-Table Brunch at the Farm, with basket of homemade and farm raised goods
(for up to six people)
What a special experience for a group of up to six family members and friends. Enjoy a garden-to-table brunch on the beautiful backyard porch of Judy Ott-McGoon and Doug McGoon's farm house, right next door to RSABG. Their home is the former Mary B Eyre Learning Center in Claremont, which they relocated to its current site. Take a tour of the urban farm and peek into the backyard guest house designed by the historic Greene & Greene architects of Pasadena. Learn all about the McGoons's practices in sustainability, permaculture and a variety of DIY projects. This package also includes an assortment of homemade goods including locally harvested jellies from California native plants, homemade hand soap from bacon fat, and a variety of farm fresh duck, goose and chicken eggs to allow a flirty exploration in the tasty differences they offer. You do not want to miss the sensational tastes of this unique package!
Buy now $750
Current Bid $200
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Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden "Garden through the Eyes of a Botanist" Tour
(for up to six people)
Enter the secret world of plants and see the Garden through the trained eye of a professional botanist. Hosted by Executive Director Lucinda McDade, your party of up to six will spend a lively afternoon of botanical exploration in the Garden followed by a private reception catered by the Cheese Cave and Gainey Vineyard. This is a great opportunity to add depth and breadth to your understanding of the plants around us.
Buy now $1,000
Minimum Bid $500
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Blue Breeze Band "The VIP Treatment" at the June 25 Garden Groove Concert featuring The Blue Breeze Band
(for up to six people)
Enjoy VIP treatment at the June 25 Garden Groove concert featuring The Blue Breeze Band. The Blue Breeze Band performs Motown R&B, Soul, Funk, Jazz and Blues.. This special offer includes Garden admission with reserved parking, concert tickets for 6 people, prime-tented VIP seating, gourmet picnic dinners and wine, beer and beverage service. Voila! It's an intimate venue for a glorious evening of food, friends, and great live music. For more information visit bluebreezeband.com.

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La Sirena y Orquesta Mar de Ashe "The VIP Treatment" at the July 2 Garden Groove Concert featuring La Sirena y Orquesta Mar de Ashé
(for up to six people)
Enjoy VIP treatment at the July 2 Garden Groove concert featuring La Sirena y Orquesta Mar de Ashé. Led by vocalist, composer and arranger, La Sirena, Orquesta Mar de Ashé presents a delicious eclectic variety of danceable SALSA, Latin Jazz, Bachata, Merengue, Cumbia, Cha Cha, Son, and Bolero. This special offer includes Garden admission with reserved parking, concert tickets for 6 people, prime-tented VIP seating, gourmet picnic dinners, wine, beer and beverage service. Voila! It's an intimate venue for a glorious evening of food, friends, and great live music. For more information visit mardeashe.com.

Buy now $450
Minimum Bid $150
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Remember Then Band "The VIP Treatment" at the July 9 Garden Groove Concert featuring Remember Then
(for up to six people)
Enjoy VIP treatment at the July 9 Garden Groove concert featuring Remember Then. Remember Then is a blast to the past with a musical repertoire of rock and roll. This special offer includes Garden admission with reserved parking, concert tickets for 6 people, prime-tented VIP seating, gourmet picnic dinners, wine, beer and beverage service. Voila! It's an intimate venue for a glorious evening of food, friends, and great live music. For more information visit remember-then-band.com.

Buy now $450
Minimum Bid $150
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Rushingwind and The Native Groove "The VIP Treatment" at the July 16 Garden Groove Concert featuring Rushingwind and The Native Groove
(for up to six people)
Enjoy VIP treatment at the July 16 Garden Groove concert featuring Rushingwind and The Native Groove. They specialize in contemporary Native American jazz, folk and blues. This special offer includes Garden admission with reserved parking, concert tickets for 6 people, prime-tented VIP seating, gourmet picnic dinners, wine, beer and beverage service. Voila! It's an intimate venue for a glorious evening of food, friends, and great live music. For more information visit steverushingwind.com.
Buy now $450
Minimum Bid $150
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Doc Rock-It Band "The VIP Treatment" at the July 23 Garden Groove Concert featuring Doc Rock-It
(for up to six people)
Enjoy VIP treatment at the July 23 Garden Groove concert featuring Doc Rock-It. Enjoy an evening with the best dance hits from the 50's to the present in a wide variety of styles including rock, soul, funk, R&B, and jazz. This special offer includes Garden admission with reserved parking, concert tickets for 6 people, prime-tented VIP seating, gourmet picnic , wine, beer and beverage service. Voila! It's an intimate venue for a glorious evening of food, friends, and great live music. For more information visit docrockit.com.
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Louie Cruz Beltran "The VIP Treatment" at the July 30 Garden Groove Concert featuring Louie Cruz Beltran
(for up to six people)
Enjoy VIP treatment at the July 30 Garden Groove concert featuring Louie Cruz Beltran. Louie Cruz Beltran has an extensive repertoire from Brazilian style and Afro-Cufan rhythms to a blend of R&B, Salsa, Reggae, Latin, Rock and Jazz. This special offer includes Garden admission with reserved parking, concert tickets for 6 people, prime-tented VIP seating, gourmet picnic , wine, beer and beverage service. Voila! It's an intimate venue for a glorious evening of food, friends, and great live music. For more information visit louiecruzbeltran.com.

Buy now $450
Current Bid $200
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Gainey Vineyard, Evan's Ranch Gainey Vineyard Wine Tasting for Four
(for up to four people)
Nestled into the rolling, oak-studded hills of Santa Barbara's wine country, Gainey Vineyard has a reputation as a purveyor of both fine wine and culture. The tasting for four people will sample six Limited Selection wines, a combination of both white and red. The Wine Enthusiast says, "Gainey Vineyards produces about 18,000 cases annually with their collection of ["Limited Selection"] bottlings receiving the highest accolades in our Gainey wine ratings." For more information visit gaineyvineyard.com.
Buy now $75
Minimum Bid $45
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"Napa" necklace "Napa" Necklace by Sharron Neyer
Sharron Neyer is a jewelry artist who specializes in bead embroidery. "Napa" is titled for its wine country and grape vine imagery, and features antique glass leaves, shells, antique beads, Japanese seed beads, and Swarovski crystals. All the beads are individually hand sewn to create this elaborate piece.
Buy now $225
Current Bid $150
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Claremont Wilderness Park by Rose Ash Claremont Wilderness Park painting by Rose Ash
Framed soft pastel of the Claremont Wilderness Park by Rose Ash, plein air artist whose landscape paintings are inspired by light and space. Ash comments, "In my experience working with pastel, there is a particular tactile pleasurable intimacy that cannot be derived from any other medium." For more information, visit www.roseashart.com.
SOLD
Squash Blossom Necklace Squash Blossom Necklace
This captivating squash blossom necklace is one of the most iconic Southwest Indian jewelry designs. This hand crafted sterling silver vintage necklace is double-sided, one side turquoise and the other red coral. Perfect as a very special gift or as an eye-catching piece.
Buy now $1,250
Minimum Bid $500
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Audubon Print of Falcons J.J. Audubon Lithograph Print of Iceland or Jer Falcons
This vintage high quality offset lithograph print is taken from the original Havell Edition of hand-colored aquatint copper-plate engraving (Birds of America Havell Edition 1826-1838). From the private collection of Dr. Lee Lenz.
Buy now $750
Current Bid $135
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Lithograph of Two Eurasian Golden Orioles Lithograph of Two Eurasian Golden Orioles by Axel Amuchastegui
This beautiful Axel Amuchastegui lithograph of two Eurasian Golden Orioles is framed and French matted. Amuchastegui was born in Argentina and was considered one of the greatest naturalist painters of the world. He illustrated a number of books on nature before his death in 2002. From the private collection of Dr. Lee Lenz.
Buy now $500
Current Bid $150
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Fly Dog Photography Fly Dog One-hour Photo Session
This photo session is not to be missed. This action packed photo shoot can be held with your dog either at your home, an outdoor venue, or in the Fly Dog Photography studio in La Verne. Winner will receive one 8"x10" wrapped canvas image and five 5"x7" prints. Additional photos may be purchased at the winner's expense. Fly Dog is the official photographer of Huntington Dog Beach and is known for its high speed photography that catches dogs at their best – having fun! For more information visit flydogphotography.com.
Buy now $250
Minimum Bid $100
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CA Live Oak Woodland One Day of Tree Work by Paul Chaney, International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) Certified Arborist
Have some trees that need help? Have your own "tree doctor" come to your home, evaluate your trees and provide one day of tree care, including pruning and removal of debris with a brush chipper. Paul is a certified arborist through the ISA. Certified Arborists are individuals who have achieved a level of knowledge in the art and science of tree care through experience and by passing a comprehensive examination developed by some of the nation's leading experts on tree care. For more information visit sbtree.com.
Buy now $1,500
Current Bid $700
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