Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


First Seeding for Fall and Winter

Can you believe that just as we're getting used to some real warmth in our gardens and enjoying summer treats like tomatoes, squash, cucumbers, and posies galore, it's time to start thinking of sowing for fall and winter? I'm always amazed when the...
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Local Buzz

Nighttime Harvests Harvest fruits and vegetables as early in the day as possible, especially if they will not be...

Favorite or New Plant

Making More Strawberries Allow strawberries to root their runners after they've set their last crop. Strong new plants...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Mid-Season Veggies
  • Lift Melons
  • Chill Delphinium Seeds
  • Keep Trimming, Pinching, and Deadheading
  • Rinse Veggies in the Garden

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