Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

August, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

More Good Reasons to Eat Fruits and Vegetables

National News

For years we've been told that, in terms of weight loss, it's not what you eat but how much that matters. If you eat fewer calories, you'll lose weight, regardless of where those calories come...

If You Want to Get Rich, Become a Farmer

This surprising bit of advice comes from Wall Street investment whiz Jim Rogers. It seems that while the rest of the economy continues to limp along, the farm sector is in something of a boom....

Grow a Weed-free Garden

Weeds are the bane of just about every gardener. While insect and disease problems may wax and wane with pest populations cycles and the weather, just about everyone who gardens counts weeding...

Landscape Mulches and Fire Safety

The battles against big wildfires in the Southwest and other parts of the country this summer highlight the importance for homeowners in fire-prone areas to consider the combustibility of mulch...

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In the Garden

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Resources

Shows & Events

Small Gifts of Art Small Gifts of Art, an invitational exhibit showcasing small works in a broad range of mixed...

Books

Natural Remedies Natural Remedies Melissa Corkhill ISBN: 978-1-61608-348-9 Skyhorse Publishing I have a new...
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Regional Reminders

  • Pamper Lawns
  • Cut Back Over Grown Perennials
  • Harvest Herbs
  • Deep Water Trees and Shrubs
  • Save Those Coffee Grounds!

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