Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

April, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Plant Tender Trees

The weather from now through June is ideal for planting citrus, avocados, kiwis, kumquats, and pomegranates. In completely frost-free areas, also try cherimoya, guava, mango, and passion fruit. When choosing citrus, look for trees with many strong...
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Local Buzz

Keeping the Compost From Smelling If you are considering constructing a compost pile but are leery of a potentially disagreeable...

Favorite or New Plant

Ferns Ferns are the essence of restful and soothing greenery. Available in many sizes and shapes, they...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Ground Covers
  • Making New Lawns
  • Be Prepared to Water Thirsty Perennials
  • Divide Perennials
  • Test Soil Texture

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