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Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Lemons for Limes

National News

If your garden produced a bounty of vegetables this summer, you may have had more than you and your family could eat at certain times. What to do with all that extra produce? Many of us share with...

Hot Enough for You?

Lots of gardeners across the country would probably answer with a resounding "Yes!" given the extreme heat in many areas this past summer. And the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

Back to Eden

Back to Eden is a new feature documentary that follows one man's revolutionary approach to organic gardening. "It's all about the covering!" is how Paul Gautschi enthusiastically describes his...

Fall Frost Dates

Gardeners are becoming more and more interested in keeping their gardens as productive as possible into the fall and winter months. Whether growing in the open garden or using season extenders...

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In the Garden


Post Party Wrap

The garden party with the bishop went well. Although it was very windy, the lower part of the garden was protected and cozy. Food was served buffet style and guests settled themselves on the deck, perched on the retaining walls of the cutting garden or...
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Shows & Events

Heirloom Expo The Heirloom Expo, the world's pure food fair, will be held Tuesday, September 13 through...

Clever Gardening Technique

Simple Trellis Trick To create a simple trellis to support tomatoes or beans, simply bind three tall bamboo stakes...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prevent Sun Scald
  • Compost Wisely
  • Take Care of Hoses
  • Sharpen Mower Blade
  • Groom Petunias

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