Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
Award-Winning, Fragrant Daylily
For the last 13 years the All-American Daylily Selection Council has awarded unique and outstanding daylily varieties the prestigious "All-American Daylily" award. Their testing program helps...
Quieter, Lighter Reel Mower
Gas-powered reel mowers cut grass cleanly with a scissor action, but although they are still used by some golf course professionals, the home garden versions of these mowers were heavy, unwieldy,...
Gardeners Fight Global Warming
Gardeners are naturally concerned about the environment, and one of the major environmental concerns on gardeners minds is global warming. The issue seems so huge that people may feel paralyzed...
A Dwarf Joe-Pye Weed For Small Gardens
One of the best perennial plants for growing in moist soils is Joe-Pye weed ( Eupatorium purpureum ). However, this native can grow to 7 feet tall at maturity, taking up lots of space in your...
In the Garden
With June right around the corner, perhaps you or someone you know is planning an outdoor event of grand proportions. Do I hear wedding bells? If, indeed, you are planning a garden wedding, I want to share a few things I have learned over the years...
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The Home Orchard The Home Orchard; Growing Your Own Deciduous Fruit and Nut Trees (University of California...
Clever Gardening Technique
Hand-Tied Bridal Bouquet Make a bouquet for the bride from garden flowers and save several hundred dollars. A hand-tied...
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- Care for Wild Oaks
- Fertilize Cymbidium Orchids
- Keep Ivy Out of Trees
- Plant Tuberous Begonias
- Fertilize Shade-Loving Plants