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Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

November, 2013
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Invasion of the Kudzu Bug

National News

If you live in the Southeastern or Mid-Atlantic states, you may find some unfamiliar insects congregating on the side of your house this fall, looking for places to shelter for the winter. If...

A New Twist with Celosia

Looking for something unusual for your flower garden next spring? Give a new twist to your plantings with Celosia 'Twisted'. This eye-catching variety of Celosia cristata features bright red,...

Go with Gojis

You may have heard the health benefits of goji (go-gee) berries touted of late. These bright orange-red berries, the fruits of the Asian shrub Lycium barbarum , as well as juice made from them,...

Stopping Stinkbugs

There's another relatively new introduced insect pest that's causing problems for both commercial agricultural growers and home gardeners. It's also a home-invading nuisance as it crawls into...

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In the Garden


Decorations from the Garden

With Thanksgiving and the December holidays just around the bend, take a trip to your garden instead of the shopping mall for decorations and gifts. Wreaths, swags, tussy mussies, herbal vinegars and oils, and even rooted cuttings of favorite plants...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Moving Shrubs If you have a favorite plant but you want it on the other side of the garden, here is a trick for...

Shows & Events

Autumnal Walk in the Clouds Discover the secrets of the Cloud Forests of Central and South America in this informative tour...
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Regional Reminders

  • Clean and Sharpen Pruning Tools
  • Care for Indoor Plants
  • Make Deer Repellent
  • Plant Garlic
  • Clean Up Under Fruit Trees

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