Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Summer Fertilizing

For greater yields, feed eggplants, peppers, squashes, and tomatoes when they begin to blossom. Assure a plentiful set of peppers and tomatoes by increasing the magnesium available to the plants: dissolve one tablespoon of Epsom salts in one quart of...
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Local Buzz

Harvest Almost Daily According to researchers at the University of California, vegetables that aren't harvested soon...


Cucumber Soup You may still want to savor each and every new cucumber, but this cucumber soup is a wonderfully...
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Regional Reminders

  • Corn Smut Disease
  • Shake Tomato Plants
  • Store Tomatoes at Room Temperature
  • Late-in-the-Day Rose Bouquets
  • Keep Adding Mulch

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