Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
New Heirloom Green Tomato
Many gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for their taste, unusual shape, and beauty. With the reintroduction of old-fashioned varieties, you can now grow tomatoes from around the world. Some are as...
Unique, Twisted Houseplant
This time of year its good to have easy-care houseplants around. In most parts of the country, winter is in full swing and having a touch of indoor greenery helps brighten any day. While many...
New Colorful Perennial Flower
Theres one word that aptly describes Heucherella Sweet Tea flowers: intense. This new perennial features stunning orange, 4-inch-diameter leaves that dont fade with the summer heat and...
Easy-to-Clean Bird Feeder
Winter is for bird feeding. However, its important to keep your feeder clean and disease-free for our feathered friends to enjoy. Bird seed left out in the rain can get moldy and harbor...
In the Garden
Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday is the perfect time to prune your roses! Rose pruning is a daunting task for some, a joy to others. I imagine my friend Kiwi will take a deep breath before she begins pruning her 300+ plant collection, but dormant...
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Garden Encyclopedia American Horticultural Society's New Encyclopedia of Gardening Techniques: The Indispensable...
Tool or Gardening Product
Bionic Garden Gloves When pruning roses, or just puttering around in the garden, a good pair of gloves is a blessing....
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- Keep Indoor Plants Clean
- Move Established Plants
- Remove Ivy from Trees
- Bird Bath Maintenance
- Protect Artichoke Plants from Earwigs