Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
Invasion of the Kudzu Bug
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,...
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...
In the Garden
Around Thanksgiving our garden soil is finally cooling off and trees and other plants are slowing their growth and beginning to shut down for the winter. It's also the time when our average first frost occurs. The operative word is "average," since in...
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Shows & Events
Create a Succulent Wreath Learn how to create beautiful, long-lasting holiday decorations with succulents at a workshop at...
Clever Gardening Technique
Craft Garden-Inspired Candles Decorate candles with flowers and foliage that you've grown and pressed yourself. Place small...
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- Water Deeply
- Leave Asparagus Ferns
- Plant Chilled Spring Bulbs
- Plant Colorful Winter Annuals
- Trim, Don't Prune