Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2009
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

First Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower

National News

With the interest in reducing pollution and lowering our carbon foot prints, electric mowers have been gaining in popularity. Electric mowers emit less pollution, are quieter, and, with new...

New Web Site for Gardeners with Physical Limitations

Gardeners with physical limitations often have to struggle to construct gardens they can easily tend. While there are many Web sites with information to help these gardeners, this new site brings...

World’s Favorite Rose Award

Roses are not just the most popular flower in the U.S., they are the most popular flower in the world. The World Federation of Rose Societies is a group of rose societies from 41 different...

Beet Juice Increases Stamina

Interested is having longer, less tiring workouts, being able to hike further, and generally have more stamina? Drink beet juice. Researchers at the University of Exeter in England studied 8 men...

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In the Garden


Failure and Success

Well, Henry's garden in San Mateo is looking heavenly, but my personal garden here in Brisbane is looking very sorry and neglected. Perhaps it's because stairs are involved in the maintenance process and my new knee is still a bit gimpy. The asparagus...
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Shows & Events

Garden Feast Support one of the nation's finest botanical gardens at Garden Feast 2009, the annual garden...

Favorite or New Plant

Seafoam Statice Seafoam statice ( Limonium perezii ) is a hardy perennial plant that thrives and blooms through...
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Regional Reminders

  • Late Summer Rose Care
  • Pick Up Fallen Fruit
  • Groom Vegetable Plants
  • Plant Citrus
  • Root Herb Cuttings

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