Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Splendor in the Shade

I find that shade gardening is becoming the rule in many suburban and urban neighborhoods in California because of large trees and houses that shade most yards. This is not a bad thing. There are many types of blooming plants such as fuchsia,...
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Local Buzz

Quarantine for Sudden Oak Death A quarantine is being proposed to halt the spread of Sudden Oak Death, the fungus disease that is...

Favorite or New Plant

Sword Fern Sword fern ( Nephrolepis ) is a handsome, upright-growing fern with fragile-looking foliage that...
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Regional Reminders

  • Fertilize Shade Plants
  • Prevent Fungal Disease
  • Pinch Herbs
  • Control Mint
  • Calla Lily Care

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