Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Landscapes for Life

National News

Would you like to have your garden be more in tune with nature? Are you interested in designing a landscape that not only looks good, but can be maintained with sustainable practices? If so, you...

Homegrown Harvest

If you're looking for a food gardening book full of not only helpful information but plentiful- and gorgeous- instructional photos as well, look no further than this new offering from the American...

Take Two Cockroaches and Call Me in the Morning

Most gardeners know that, when it comes to the insect world, we have friends as well as enemies. While some insects cause problems for us in our gardens and homes, many more are beneficials,...

Nutrition News

Need more reasons to grow- and eat- lots of fruits and vegetables? How about keeping your bones strong? In an article in the November 2010 issue of Nutrition Action Health Letter , published by...

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In the Garden


Put Your Garden To Bed? No Way!

The first week in November is a good time to start planning for spring. Spring blooming bulbs such as daffodils, tulips and narcissus can be planted in the ground or in containers. Select a site under a deciduous tree so that the bulbs will have sun...
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Conifers Gardening with Conifers by Adrian Bloom (ISBN 1-55209-633-5) is a complete, illustrated guide...

Clever Gardening Technique

Favorite Deer Repellent Deer are moving down from the hills in search of water and food. If you live in a rural area, you...
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Regional Reminders

  • Continue Slug and Snail Patrol
  • Fertilize Rhododendrons and Camellias
  • Prevent Insect Pests and Fungus Disease
  • Care for Indoor Plants
  • Dig and Store Dahlia and Begonia Tubers

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