Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
Many of the plants we use as annuals in our summer gardens are not botanically true annuals. Instead they are tender perennials, plants that in warm enough climates would return year after year....
2011 Urban Tree of the Year
If you are looking for a medium-size tree that not only has eye-catching blossoms, but it tough and adaptable as well, you might want to consider the choice of the Society of Municipal Arborists...
Basket of Fire
Want some red-hot hanging baskets this summer? Try 'Basket of Fire', the first ornamental pepper that has been bred especially for hanging baskets. Growing about 10 inches tall and 14-18 inches...
Lawn Pesticide Facts and Figures
America's love affair with the lawn accounts for much of the pesticide exposure we and our children and pets receive to in our home environments. According to Beyond Pesticides, a national...
In the Garden
Theoretical question: the front of your house is looking dated and tired, or, the kids have grown and fledged and you want to redo the back yard to suit your own needs. How do you go about selecting a landscape designer or architect? There is a...
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Shows & Events
Annual Mother's Day Rose Show The San Francisco Rose Society's Annual Mother's Day Rose Show will be held at Golden Gate Park's...
Attracting Wildlife Kris Wetherbee has come up with the ultimate urban wildlife sanctuary. In her beautifully...
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- Fertilize Perennial Flowering Shrubs
- Thin Developing Apples
- Attract Ladybugs
- Dispose of Unused Medication Correctly
- Combat Insect Infestations