Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


Powdery Mildew Season

It's powdery mildew season. Warm days followed by cool nights are the perfect growing environment for this fungal disease. I can see it all over my garden. Show Me the Mildew Powdery mildew is identified as a white or gray powderlike coating on...
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Homemade Fungicide Here's a recipe you won't eat, but it will keep your flowers looking beautiful and protect them...

Web Finds

Exotic Seeds If you're looking for unusual peppers from Mexico or India or rare flowers or herbs, check out...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Deadheading Agapanthus
  • Rake Garden Beds
  • Prune and Fertilize Rhododendrons
  • Mulch Maples
  • Start Seeds for Winter Annuals

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