Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
National News - From NGA Editors
Eat Your Fruits and Veggies
Nutritionists are always encouraging us to add more fruits and vegetables to our diets. What's a delicious and easy way to do this? To combine them, of course! Fruits salsas blend fruits such as...
Year of the Echinacea
If you'd like to grow gorgeous flowers that are easy to care for -- and roll out the welcome mat for butterflies, bees, and birds -- echinacea, commonly called coneflower, is the plant for you!...
Extend Your Growing Season
Now, in the midst of summer's warm temperatures, may not seem like the time to be thinking about the cold weather that will be returning in fall and winter. But if you'd like to continue enjoying...
Jack London Community Day School
The peace garden at Jack London Community Day School is much more than a place for quiet contemplation and peace studies. Students at this year-round program in Valley Glen, California are getting...
In the Garden
Citrus are long-lived plants that can be an asset to the landscape and the table. They thrive in our climate zone, so there is absolutely no reason not to have fresh lemons for your kitchen or limes for your G & Ts. And there is nothing sweeter than the...
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Clever Gardening Technique
Wait to Water Succulent Cuttings When propagating succulents such as rosary vine, jade plant, or orchid cactus, don't water right...
Donate to Stop California's Next Plant Invasion Before It Starts Beautifully disguised, but ugly to the core, invasive plants ravage California's native habitat,...
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- Create a Butterfly Watering Hole
- Dig and Divide Bearded Iris
- Plant Perennials
- Water Redwoods
- Remove Spent Flowers