Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


All About Artichokes

Sometimes I wonder why we choose to stay in the Bay Area. The traffic is a nightmare, the lines at the market are always long, there is never any parking, and the cost of housing is outrageous. As I ponder this question looking out over San Francisco...
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Boiled Artichokes I'm sure there are plenty of exotic ways to prepare and eat artichokes, but this is my favorite...

Web Finds

History of the Artichoke If you're a nut for artichokes like I am, check out The History of the Artichoke . This site...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cultivate the Soil
  • Watch for Spittle Bugs
  • Fertilize Indoor Plants
  • Groom Rhododendrons
  • Pull Weeds

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