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Real Estate - December 28, 2012

Home Front for Dec. 28:

SAY CHEESE ... Hands-on cooking classes at Sur La Table, #57 Town & Country Village, Palo Alto, include: "Delicious Homemade Cheese" (Saul Flores, Dec. 29, 11 a.m., $85) and "Date Night: Chef's Table" (Kim Henderson, Dec. 29, 5 p.m., $79). Information: 650-289-0438 or email Cooking073@surlatable.com

SEEDS AND MORE ... Ryan Batjiaka, an assistant garden manager at Ecology Action in Willits, Calif., will teach two classes on Saturday, Jan. 5, at Common Ground, 559 College Ave., Palo Alto. "Seed Propagation," from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., deals with creating healthy soil, pricking out seedlings from flats, transplanting and proper watering. "Double-Digging and Bed Preparation," from 2 to 4 p.m., is all about creating a GROW BIOINTENSIVE garden and includes a hands-on demonstration at the Common Ground garden. Each class is $31. Information: 650-493-6072 or www.commongroundinpaloalto.org

RECYCLE THAT TREE ... GreenWaste will pick up Christmas trees from houses post-holidays, as long as they are cut into 4-foot lengths and tree stands, ornaments, tinsel and nails are removed. Apartment and condominium complex managers are asked to call GreenWaste to arrange tree collection. Information: GreenWaste at 650-493-4894


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