Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Bulb Planting Time!

It's time to buy spring-blooming bulbs to get the best choices. These include alliums, amaryllis, anemones, brodiaeas, crocuses, daffodils, freesias (so fragrant!), fritillarias, galanthus, baby glads, glory-of-the-snows, grape and Dutch and wood...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Long-Handled Fork For heavy-duty digging -- transplanting large plants, turning in amendments, or removing large...

Clever Gardening Technique

Sunflower Stalks Save the stalks of tall sunflowers -- stripped of their branches and leaves -- to use next year...
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Regional Reminders

  • Take Advantage of Self-Sown Seedlings
  • Evaluate Germination Problems
  • Pinching Tips
  • Feed for Next Spring Blooms
  • Cutting Back

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