Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

December, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Bloomies During the Gloomies

Now that the gloom -- or at least the chill and (thankfully) rain -- of winter has set in, we especially love a bit of bloom, a dab of color and drama in our landscape. Here are some of my favorites: Sweet Alyssum Sweet alyssum ( Lobularia maritima )...
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Local Buzz

Winter Watering Continue to water outdoor plants and trees unless repeated rains keep the soil thoroughly moist....

Favorite or New Plant

Live Christmas Trees If you plan to decorate a live Christmas tree indoors and then move or plant it outdoors...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvest a Bit at a Time
  • Prune Some Now, Some Later
  • Time Dormat Spray
  • Tend to Droopy Houseplants
  • Clean Up Pests Along with the Debris

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