Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
Mildew Resistant Ninebark
Varieties of eastern ninebark (Physocarpus opulifolius) , an eastern U.S. native shrub, have become popular landscape plants in recent years, beginning with the development of the cultivar...
Daylilies are popular perennials for their ease of care and the astounding variety of sizes, flower forms, and colors they offer. But selecting the best varieties from among this abundance can be...
Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower
If you just can't make up your mind which of the many colors of coneflowers to grow, grow them all! Echinacea 'Cheyenne Spirit', just announced as a 2013 All-America Selections (AAS) Flower Award...
Rose lovers across the country will be excited to learn that All-America Rose Selections® (AARS) has just announced its winner for 2013. Francis Meilland™ (Rosa 'Meitroni') is a tall,...
In the Garden
For the past few years I have been seeing a handsome young doctor for a vision problem. He, in turn, avails himself of my expertise to help with a problem he has with his citrus trees. Two trees are planted in his urban San Francisco backyard. One tree...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Vacation Care for Indoor Plants If you are headed off for summer vacation, keep your indoor plants alive for up to one month by...
Favorite or New Plant
Mexican Sage Mexican sage (Salvia leucantha) is a vigorous plant that hummingbirds adore! It has abundant...
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- Keep Citrus Trees Moist
- Feed Roses
- Mosquito Patrol
- Prevent Foliage Disease in Tomatoes
- Take Cuttings of Chrysanthemum