Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

January, 2005
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Best Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners

Are you sometimes overwhelmed by the number of vegetable varieties available? Wouldn't it be great if you could know, before you plant, which varieties will perform best in your area?...

Fish Emulsion Stops Damping Off

If you've ever started seeds, you've undoubtedly experienced having seedlings suddenly keel over at the soil line. This condition, called damping off, is typically caused by two different fungi:...

Sweet Road Salt

‘Tis the season for ice and snow in most parts of the country. As any gardener knows, rock salt used on roadways is effective at deicing the pavement. However, it also harms lawns and roadside...

Antique Roses for the South

Antique roses continue to be the rage across the United States. However, most information on the best varieties to grow is geared towards gardeners in cooler climates, such as...

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In the Garden


News You Can Use!

Working as the producer for Henry's Garden gives me the opportunity to work with and examine closely all sorts of exciting new products and plants that come on the market. For example, I'm on the mailing list for Terra Nova Nursery, and every spring I...
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Shows & Events

Camellia Society Show and Auction San Francisco Peninsula Camellia Society Show, Plant Sale, and Auction will be held at the San...

Clever Gardening Technique

Sharpen Digging Tools Sharpen the blades of digging tools, such as shovels, hoes, and trowels. You will be amazed at...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cleaning Up Under Camellias
  • Keep Daphne Healthy
  • Cultivate Soil
  • Groom Primroses
  • Sharpen Pruning Tools

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