Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

May, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden

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CHANGING TO SUMMER GROWING TECHNIQUES

Mulching Maintain a good mulch of organic matter covering garden soil throughout the summer. This prevents crusting and cracking of the soil surface, holds in moisture, encourages earthworms, moderates soil temperatures for optimum root growth,...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Our Love Affair With Lawns Who can resist the soft lushness of a thick mat of lawn for a nap, picnic, or afternoon romp? You...

Shows & Events

Mediterranean Garden Design Jan Smithen will speak on Mediterranean Garden Design on June 14, 9 a.m., at Roger's Gardens. She...
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Regional Reminders

  • THREE SISTERS
  • SQUIGGLING TOMATO HORNWORMS
  • DRYING FOLIAGE
  • FRUIT SUCKERS AND WATERSPROUTS
  • PLANT FRAGRANCE

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