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Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New NGA Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey

National News

National Gardening Association conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey in 2004. Concerns about global warming, climate change, our carbon footprint, and all things "green" have...

Reblooming Azaleas

Azaleas have long been the glory of the spring garden, when their showy blossoms adorn the shrubs in vivid shades. Now you can have as much as 20 weeks of colorful flowers with the new Proven...

Global Warming Affects Corn and Wheat Yields

Corn and wheat are staples in the diets of many across the globe, so anything that affects their yields has an impact felt by millions. According to an analysis done by a team of U.S. based...

Get Plant Savvy with Monrovia Videos

Get some savvy gardening advice from Monrovia Nursery's garden experts when you watch Monrovia's plant savvy® Tips videos. Covering a wide variety of subjects, including fruit trees,...

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In the Garden



I have long wanted to compose a column about garden ornaments -- those things that make a garden more than just a place where plants live. Gardens have been enhanced by the hand of man for centuries. The Greeks and Romans placed magnificent sculptures...
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Shows & Events

Autumn at Filoli Festival Filoli welcomes everyone to their annual Autumn at Filoli Festival on Saturday, October 1, 2011...

Clever Gardening Technique

Watering Wizard The very best way to water indoor plants is to submerge the entire pot in a deep basin. Watering...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Marjoram to Protect Vegetables
  • Prevent Spreading Disease
  • Construct Home Made Yellow Jacket Traps
  • Use Companion Planting to Repel Insect Pests
  • Do One Thing at a Time

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