Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

July, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


The Last Planting of Summer, Already?

It's time for the last sowing and planting of many veggies and flowers. Transplant basil, celery, chard, cucumbers, dill, kale, leeks, summer-maturing lettuce, okra, green onions, melons, white potatoes, pumpkins, summer savory, New Zealand spinach, and...
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Harvest Tricks Preserve peppers as soon as they're harvested. Quick-freeze them by slicing or dicing the whole...

Local Buzz

New Fuchsias by End-of-the-Year Holidays You can have fuchsias in bloom for Christmas if you choose the right varieties and take cuttings...
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Regional Reminders

  • Watering and Feeding
  • Harvesting
  • Use Care When Spreading Manure and Fertilizer
  • Dividing Iris
  • Pruning Roses

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