Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
Grow a Fall Crop of Strawberries
Strawberry lovers take heart; for those who cant get enough fresh strawberries and wish the June crop produced over a longer period, there may be a solution. A new cropping technique developed by...
New, Natural Weed Killer
Summertime means weeding time for most gardeners. While the old methods of hand pulling and hoeing are still the most effective, sometimes youd just like to spray those weeds to get rid of them....
Unique Pine Tree
Evergreen trees fill many roles in the landscape. They block unsightly views, provide a dark backdrop to colorful flowering shrubs and perennials, and create habitat for birds and wildlife. Its a...
Free Guide for Organic Gardeners
The number of organic farmers, as well as the number of acres devoted to organic growing methods, has increased steadily for the past 10 years. This increase creates a need for up-to-date growing...
In the Garden
Golden hills, foggy mornings, and bright afternoons filled with the squawk of scrub jays and the chatter of starlings. It's California at its best -- at least for the moment. It seems that every season is my favorite here in the Bay Area. And when I...
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Shows & Events
Plant Sale If you're a salvia-lover, don't miss the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society plant sale on...
Clever Gardening Technique
Succulent Secrets When propagating succulents such as rosary vine, jade plant, or orchid cactus, don't water right...
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- Create a Butterfly Watering Hole
- Dig and Divide Bearded Iris
- Fertilize Citrus
- Plant Perennials
- Water Redwoods