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Real Estate - January 7, 2011

Garden tips for January

Don't use a chain saw on a rosebush and other handy pruning hints

by Jack McKinnon

I wrote these pruning tips to help people understand the basics of pruning. If we can follow the basics, then most of the rest will work itself out over time. Remember with the knowledge that is available now on the Internet, you can find out everything you need to know about every plant you have.

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Garden coach Jack McKinnon can be reached at 650-455-0687 (cell), by e-mail at Visit his website at