Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Tree Time

While trees are displaying their fall foliage, it's a good time to choose new trees to add to your landscape. It's also a good time to prepare established trees for winter. Preparing Planting Holes Dig holes for new trees, even if you'll be...
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Favorite or New Plant

Garlic Galore The sooner you plant garlic in rich, well-drained soil, the larger the heads will be at harvest....

Clever Gardening Technique

Unsproutable Birdseed To keep birdseed from sprouting once it has spilled out of its container, bake it on a cookie...
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Regional Reminders

  • Harvesting 'Taters
  • Prepare Herbs for Indoors
  • Water and Fertilize
  • Plant Flowers to Accompany Bulbs
  • Tend to New and Established Lawns

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