Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Fuschias Love Cacti?

Sounds like a mismatch. Fuchsias bring to mind lush, tropical climates with lots of water, shade, moist air, and water-retentive humus-rich organic soil. Cacti and succulents elicit thoughts of sparse, dry deserts with little water, lots of glaringly...
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Tom's Gazpacho Our biggest treat of the early summer is making the first batch of gazpacho with fresh vegetables...

Web Finds

Being A Garden Tourist This website ( ) is an on-line version of the annual book, The Garden...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvesting Vegetables
  • Refrigerating Vegetables
  • Fertilizing Brambles
  • Harvesting Flowers for Drying
  • Controlling Spider Mites

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