Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

February, 2007
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Peninsula Home and Garden Show
See what's new for the garden at the Peninsula Home and Garden Show, Feb. 23 to 25 at the San Mateo Expo Center. Live demonstrations by experts, display gardens, garden furniture, vendors of various gardenware, and more will be on hand. For more information visit

Clever Gardening Technique

Straight Hedges, Every Time!
In order to keep boxwood hedges straight and tidy, use a piece of twine stretched between two stakes to indicate where to cut. Set the stakes at either end of the hedge and let the twine be your guide. I guarantee a tidy, straight line.


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