Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
A Pinch of Salt for Tasty Tomatoes?
A tomato ripe from the garden needs little more than a sprinkling of salt to make it a mouthwatering treat. But could a pinch of salt while it's still in the ground make it even tastier?...
Getting the Lead Out
As interest in eating locally grown and organic foods increases, so does the number of urban food gardens. Whether in backyards or community garden plots, more and more urban residents are trying...
More and more gardeners are turning to native plants for their landscapes. One such choice is the adaptable inkberry ( Ilex glabra ), a broad-leafed holly with glossy, deep green leaves and white...
Finding Farmers Markets
We can all benefit from the taste and nutrition of garden-fresh fruits and vegetables. But if you can't grow your own, or you don't have the space to grow all you need, a farmers market brimming...
In the Garden
Our still-cool spring is extending into summer, usually too hot to get much success from continuing to seed and transplant new additions to the garden. Take advantage of the mildness, and keep 'em coming!
Get better germination during...
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Shows & Events
San Diego Botanic Garden Insect Festival Saturday-Sunday, July 10-11, 2010, 10am-4pm. View live insects, lizards, snakes, hawks, owls,...
Clever Gardening Technique
Seeding Without Bending Place a rubber washer around a length of dowel at the correct planting depth to punch planting...
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