Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Showy Red-Flowering Vine

National News

Looking for a new flowering annual vine to add to your summer collection? Look no further than the ‘Great Cascade Wine Red’ Lophospermum. The attractive light green, hairy leaves have ruffled...

Level Your Pots

You’ve probably heard of pot feet and pot toes. These products are used to keep containers elevated off the ground for better water drainage. Now there’s a way to keep you pots, statues, and...

Nutritious Mushrooms

When we think of foods high in healthful antioxidants, fungi don't typically come to mind. But, in fact, mushrooms have been found to be high in the antioxidant ergothioneine, which protects cells...

Nickel Prevents Daylily Rust

Got daylilies? You might also be getting daylily rust. What was once considered an indestructible plant has been succumbing to a rust disease in many parts of the country. Daylily rust symptoms...

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In the Garden

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JULY%S BOTH HOT AND COLD

July is a month of opposites in the garden. Summer's heat is upon us, and we're harvesting crops; but Fall's cool weather is around the corner, and now%s the time to begin planning the cool-weather garden. Besides, it's comforting to look forward...
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Resources

Shows & Events

TASTING 80 TOMATO VARIETIES Tomato grower Steve Goto will provide more than 80 varieties at Rogers% Gardens% 5th Annual...

Clever Gardening Technique

BIRDS LOVE SUNFLOWERS AND INSECTS Encourage birds into your garden to eat the harmful insects by providing whole sunflower...
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Regional Reminders

  • BROWN SPOTS ON PEACHES?
  • FILLING OUT GRAPES
  • RIPENING MELONS
  • WEEKLY ROSE PRUNING
  • LAWN MOWING

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