Southern Coasts

August, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden


A Potting Soil of my Own

I make my own potting soil - it's true and I admit it. There's never been a bag to suit me, so I concoct soil blends from this basic recipe: 2 parts peat-based potting soil to 1 part compost to 1 part ground bark (either a soil conditioner or...
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Summer Veggie Catalogs I'm on a personal (yet hopeless) campaign to get vegetable seed catalogs released in August. Now...

Favorite or New Plant

Philodendron selloum There's no more loyal dog than the stray that adopts you. My strays are a pair of Philodendron...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Back Perennials
  • Replant Tired Annuals
  • Solarize the Garden Bed
  • Mid-Summer Rose Care
  • Harvest Pears

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