Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

February, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Dumpster Treasures

I confess that I am an unreformed dumpster diver. More than one of my favorite indoor plants have been rescued from the garbage. You know the old saying, one man's trash is another man's treasure? Well it's true. I have successfully rescued leafless fig...
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The Garden Primer The Garden Primer , by Barbara Damrosch (Workman Publishing Company, 1988; $17.95) is a...

Favorite or New Plant

Helleborus My favorite winter-blooming perennial is the hellebore (Helleborus). These plants thrive in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Care for Lawns
  • Patrol For Slugs
  • Prune, Prune, Prune!
  • Apply Dormant Spray
  • Sow Peas and Sweet Peas

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