Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

July, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

174

Learning to Love Cactus

In the beginning of my gardening career, I wasn't a big fan of cactus. As a professional gardener for the City of Napa Parks Department, part of my job was to weed and maintain the cactus garden at Kennedy Park. It was low on the priority list for...
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Resources

Books

Cactus and Succulents Cactus and Succulents by editors of Sunset Magazine (Sunset Publishing, 1978; $12) is an easy...

Local Buzz

Sudden Oak Death Spreads to California Buckeye The fast moving brown alga disease, Phytophthora , that has been killing the native oak trees in...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cut Back Annuals
  • Fertilize Citrus
  • Mulch Gardens
  • Prevent Powdery Mildew
  • Prune Rhododendrons

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