Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

February, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Tomato-Starting Time

I use an unusual technique to grow my tomato seedlings to transplant size. This method, using quart-size plastic food storage bags, gives me strong, stocky plants that transplant easily into the garden. Here's how I do it: Technique Take a plastic...
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Shows & Events

African Violet Show and Sale African Violet Show and Sale, Saturday, March 9, 11am to 4pm. Sponsored by the South Coast...

Web Finds

Heirloom Seeds With the advent of hybrid seeds, the older open-pollinated varieties are getting harder to find....
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Potatoes
  • Spring- and Summer-blooming Bulbs
  • Slow-release Food
  • Lightly Shape, but Don\'t Prune, Fuchsias
  • Pull Weeds Now, Not Later

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