Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Award-Winning, Fragrant Daylily

National News

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...

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In the Garden


Problems with Radishes or Celery?

Wondering why your baby radishes aren't producing, or the celery just doesn't look right? Here are some common problems, the causes, and what to do about them. Radishes Problem : Small roots that grow slowly and have a strong flavor have...
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Shows & Events

Perennial Plant Sale The newly designed and rebuilt Potting Shed at the Fullerton Arboretum on the Cal State Fullerton...

Clever Gardening Technique

Support Mums in a Whole Bed Support stems of chrysanthemum plants growing closely in beds with chicken wire unrolled...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Tender Trees and Vines
  • Feed Established Fruit Trees
  • Plant Drought-Tolerant Color
  • Include Fragrant Shrubs
  • Pinch Mums for More Fall Color

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