Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Heat-lover Planting Month

May is the ideal month to plant the heat-lovers -- the vegetables and flowers that seem to thrive and bloom more lustily when the weather is hot and sunny. Earlier in spring and later in fall, we coddle them to stretch the seasons, but now is when they...
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Shows & Events

Country Garden Fair Lots of plants and seeds will be for sale, and gardening information including local garden clubs...

Local Buzz

No Winter Rain Nowhere near enough winter rain means we've had to start irrigating sooner than I can ever...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Strawberries for More Fruit
  • More Uses for Small Plastic Baskets
  • Thin for Bigger, More Flavorful Fruit
  • Trellis for More Food in Less Space
  • Paint Tree Trunks

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