Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Flowers for Fall

Seedlings sown now will be ready for transplanting by early October and November. Sow or transplant alyssum, amaranthus, balsam, fibrous begonias, calendulas, candytuft, celosia, columbines, coral bells, coreopsis, cosmos, gloriosa daisies or...
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Summer Heat Speeds Drying Drying is the simplest preserving method, and among the most historic, since our forefathers...

Favorite or New Plant

Parsley Parsley is my standby in the garden. It's a beautiful plant, it attracts beneficial insects when...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Now for Spring Bloom
  • Trim Perennials
  • Clip and Clean for More Bloom
  • Stop Feeding Trees
  • Hose Off Spider Mites

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