Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Watering The Right Way

I've noticed most people don't know how to water the garden. I watch in horror as people use "gun nozzles" to water, washing soil away from plant roots. Gun nozzles are more useful for water gun fights or car washes than watering your plants. Here along...
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Shows & Events

Capitola Begonia Festival The Capitola Begonia Festival on September 3rd through the 10th is one of the oldest autumn...

Favorite or New Plant

Cast Iron Plant My very first plant was a cast iron plant ( Aspidistra elatior ) given to me by my grandmother....
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Regional Reminders

  • Mulch Soaker Hoses
  • Reduce Water on Tomatoes
  • Fertilize Tomatoes
  • Pull Weeds
  • Water the Birds

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