Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

December, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Live Holiday Color Indoors

If you plan to decorate a live holiday tree indoors and then move it or plant it outdoors afterwards, choose a small tree because it will adapt better than a more mature one. After you bring the tree home, water it well, and store it in an unheated...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Long-Handled Spading Fork Instead of a shovel, I depend on my long-handled spading fork for heavy-duty garden digging. The...

Clever Gardening Technique

Provide for Birds Provide protected nesting and feeding stations for winter's hungry birds, and keep them...
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Regional Reminders

  • Feed Spring Bloomers
  • Check Dormant Spray Schedule
  • Clean Up the Garden
  • Protect Your Garden Gold
  • Give Your Houseplants a Rest

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