Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

January, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Tool Time

"All my hurts My garden Spade can heal." (Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882) There is a saying among cooks: "Your hands are the best tools that God gave you." That saying holds true in the garden as well, but you need a few other tools as well. For...
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Local Buzz

Bugs Plague Olive Trees Attention, keepers of olive trees. A recent infestation of olive fly in Sonoma and Napa Counties...

Favorite or New Plant

Nemesia Nemesia is a cool-season annual that thrives in the bay area. The flowers remind me of lobelia,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Spring-Blooming Annuals From Seed
  • Force Bulbs Indoors
  • Water Under Eves
  • Top-Dress Perennials
  • Prune Fruit Trees

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