Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

December, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Frost Watch

Mid December is the beginning of frost season. I remember very well the winter of 1989 when I was working as a gardener at Sunset Magazine in Menlo Park. The whole company was enjoying the annual Christmas party when the temperature started to drop....
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Favorite or New Plant

Nemesia One of my very favorite cool season annual plants is Nemesia strumosa . It is fabulous in...


Home Landscaping: California Region I know so many people who are landscaping their gardens this year that I had to go out and buy...
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Regional Reminders

  • Cultivate the Soil
  • Levitate!
  • Care for Gift Plants
  • Maintain Garden Tools
  • Care for Living Christmas Trees Indoors

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