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Garden tips for October

Much to do: harvest, plant and clean up

by Jack McKinnon

October is harvest month. It is also planting and cleanup time. There is plenty to do in our gardens — plenty of shopping in the nurseries and hardware stores, plenty of crafts to engage in that will make the season fun and colorful. I can almost smell the bread baking and the pies cooking.

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