Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Electric Garden Color

National News

If you'd like to add an electric jolt of color to your shade garden this season, consider the new Infinity® New Guinea impatiens from Proven Winners. 'Electric Cherry' (pictured) sports large,...

Herbal Inspiration

If you're looking for gorgeous photos and lovely watercolor drawings, along with lots of helpful information to inspire your efforts at herb gardening, look no further than the reissued edition of...

Fruits and Veggies May Help Smokers Quit

Are you a smoker who is trying to kick the habit? Upping your consumption of fruits and vegetables may make it easier to quit and remain tobacco-free, according to a new study published in the...

From the Garden to the Grill

The season of barbecues and cookouts is here, and many of us will be enjoying burgers and steaks, chicken and fish hot off the grill. But don't forget to add vegetables and fruits to your grilling...

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In the Garden


Gardening Made Easy

I love gardening. Almost no chore is too much trouble (with the exception of French intensive trenching) if I can make my little garden look better, be healthier, or produce more. I love to putter and pull weeds, deadhead, and prune. However, not all...
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Shows & Events

Summer Series Jazz Concerts Filoli hosts world-class entertainment during six Sunday afternoon jazz concerts on an outdoor...


Herbs Long out of print, the popular Herbs: The Complete Gardener's Guide by Patrick Lima (Firefly...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Young Trees
  • Water Prior to Weeding
  • Wait To Water
  • Sprout a Sweet Potato to Amaze Young Gardeners
  • Protect Blueberries

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