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Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

October, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Small Space Edible Gardening

National News

If you're interested in growing some of your own food, but aren't sure you have the space or time to do so, turn to horticultural educator William Moss for inspiration and advice. In his new book...

Fall and Winter Gardening Advice

It used to be that the first fall frost signaled the end to the vegetable harvest for most gardeners. But no longer! More and more gardeners are incorporating techniques and materials that allow...

Vertical Fall Color

Vertical gardening is all the rage, and with good reason. Growing vines up arbors, trellises, and tuteurs or over a pergola adds interesting vertical accents to the landscape, can be used to...

A Sweetheart of a Cyclamen

Many of the flowering plants we associate with fall are bright and brassy sun lovers -- asters, chrysanthemums, and goldenrods. But for late summer and fall blooms with a more elegant and...

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In the Garden


Fall Garden Work

This month's weather makes heavy work almost enjoyable, and there's lots to do out in the garden. Annuals and Perennials Most perennials and some annuals can be transplanted or divided and replanted. These include acanthus, agapanthus,...
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Shows & Events

San Diego Botanic Garden 30th Annual Fall Plant Sale Plant donations from over 100 local growers, wholesalers, retail nurseries, and individuals make...

Clever Gardening Technique

Build Birdhouse To Match The Birds Before you buy or make a birdhouse, make sure it will attract the birds you want. The size of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Asparagus Crowns
  • Plant Leggy Cole Seedlings Deep
  • Repot Herb Plants for Indoors
  • Separate and Replant Established Bulbs
  • Add Annuals to Bulb Beds

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