Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Bloomies for the Gloomies

When the gloom -- or at least the chill -- of winter has set in, we're especially ready for color in our landscape. There truly is brilliance to life beyond the last sunset-hued leaf drifting down from trees! Annuals, perennials, bulbs, and shrubs all...
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Clever Gardening Technique

Reusing Plastic Jugs Cut off the bottoms of plastic gallon jugs, use the tops as mini-greenhouses, and use the bottoms...

Favorite or New Plant

Trees This is the perfect time of year to plant a tree to beautify your yard. The roots will get well...
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Regional Reminders

  • Feed Strawberries
  • Sow Edible Cover Crops
  • Bring Houseplants Indoors
  • Transplanting
  • Drying Flowers

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