Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Punch up your Garden with Blackberry Punch

National News

Looking to add some drama to your container plantings and hanging baskets this summer? Add excitement with the smoldering colors of Superbells® Blackberry Punch calibrachoa from Proven...

Find Out Where to Pick-Your-Own

Even if you don't have the space or time to grow all your fruits and vegetables yourself, you can still have the satisfaction of harvesting fresh, local produce yourself at a pick-your-own...

Be Water-wise with a Rain Barrel

Environmentally conscious gardeners -- not to mention thrifty ones -- look for ways to keep from wasting water while minimizing run-off and the pollution and erosion problems it can create. Using...

Top Gardening Books

Every year the American Horticultural Society, whose mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture, presents its annual...

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In the Garden


Witness to Passion

I was witness to passion yesterday. It shone brightly from the eyes of the rock man and the plant poet. It was evident in the combined energy, devotion, and dedication of the crowd. It was a joy to behold and a door was held open to me, if I cared to...
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Web Finds

Suiseki To appreciate the art of Daiza and Suiseki, the appreciation of stone, visit Suiseki , a...

Shows & Events

Jazz at Filoli A part of its "Jazz at Filoli" 2011 season, Filoli, 86 Canada Road , Woodside , CA, hosts...
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Regional Reminders

  • Milk to Combat Tobacco Mosaic Virus
  • Prevent Blossom End Rot on Tomatoes
  • Know When to Harvest Melons
  • Plant Basil as a Companion for Tomatoes
  • Groom Rhododendrons

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