Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Stop the Emerald Ash Borer by Educating Kids

National News

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an introduced pest that is devastating our native ash trees. First discovered in Michigan less than a decade ago, it has killed tens of millions of trees so far in...

Black Spot Resistant Roses

The Earth-Kind® program was started at Texas A&M University to support environmental landscape stewardship. Part of this program includes research and trials to identify regionally adapted...

Avoid the Top Ten Landscape Mistakes

Good landscaping can add beauty and value to your home grounds and make them easier to care for. Poorly done landscaping not only can cost you a lot of wasted dollars and effort, it can create an...

Archangel Ancient Tree Archive

Ancient specimens of trees are the largest and oldest living things on earth. To help keep these survivors from being irretrievably lost, Archangel Ancient Tree Archive was founded to save the...

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In the Garden


Summer Garden Care

Feeding and watering established plants enables them to produce all those food and flowers that we want. Here are some specific techniques. Feed all plants with a balanced, slow-release fertilizer containing micronutrients in addition to the...
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Shows & Events

Native Plant Horticulture On Saturday, July 16, from 9am-1pm, Lili Singer will discuss the basics of gardening with...

Clever Gardening Technique

Horizontal Trellis for Vining Crops Fasten chicken wire to a frame a foot above the soil. Plant seeds in compost-enriched hills...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Veggies Harvested
  • Shake Tomato Cages
  • Harvesting Herbs
  • Rose Care
  • Paint Fruit Tree Trunks To Prevent Sunburn

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