Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Heat-Loving Gardening

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's 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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Local Buzz

Critical Fruit-Thinning Time Now's your last chance to thin grape bunches and marble-sized tree fruits for superior fruit...

Shows & Events

Mission San Juan Capistrano Flower & Garden Festival You'll find everything for your gardens -- plant vendors, artists, demonstrations, lectures,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Leave Pea Roots
  • Fertilize Strawberries
  • Sun Protection for Tree Trunks
  • Plant Shady Bloomers
  • Limit Watering of Drought-Tolerant Shrubs

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