Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

July, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Plant Compounds that Fight Cancer

National News

We all know that eating lots of fruits and vegetables is good for our health. But research being conducted at the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Western Human Nutrition Research Center in...

Be Kind to the Earth with Earth-Kind Landscaping

Earth-Kind® Landscaping is a system developed by Aggie Horticulture®, part of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service, as a way to help gardeners create attractive landscapes that are kind to Mother...

Long Lasting Deer and Rabbit Repellent

Deer and rabbits are some of the hardest garden pests to deal with. They are voracious, will happily chomp on all kinds of plants and are tough to exclude from garden areas. There are a number of...

Sharing Garden Inspiration

Do you love to share garden pictures and information? Want to hook up with gardeners around the globe? Check out the website , an interactive experience for all levels of...

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In the Garden


Bubbling Wells

It has already been a year since I had to put my old Noodle cat down. He had 17 happy years and was a grand companion all during that time, except for the occasional nip. After all, he was a ferocious tiger at heart. Noodles earthly remains were...
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Tool or Gardening Product

Mosquito Dunk To keep your backyard from becoming a mosquito breeding area where getting bit is much more...

Clever Gardening Technique

Vacation Care for Indoor Plants To help your indoor plants survive your vacation, water them well before leaving home. Close the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Water Me Please!
  • Save Those Coffee Grounds!
  • Groom Agapanthus
  • Bud Worm Watch
  • Sow Seed for Fall Color and Vegetables

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