Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

April, 2004
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Rose Show and Convention
The American Rose Society will hold a National Rose Show in San Diego, May 8-9, in conjunction with the American Rose Society Spring Convention. Based at the Town and Country Resort Hotel, the show includes workshops, seminars, city tours, garden tours, and more. For more information, go to:, or contact Sue Streeper at (619) 448-0321 or

Local Buzz

Start Frequent Mowing
Mow lawns up to two times a week to keep the height at about 2 inches. Don't remove more than one third of the green leaf blades at a time. Mowing too short can stunt the grass and cause the blades to get sunburned.


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