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Real Estate - July 15, 2011

Planting new ideas

Edible garden tour inspires local enthusiasts to grow organic

by Casey Moore

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of his Palo Alto backyard. He reaches inside one of his Sun Gold tomato plants and pulls out two yellow, marble-sized fruits, rinses them under a hose, and pops one into his mouth.

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