Northern California Coastal & Inland Valleys
Organic Gardener's Handbook
Organic Gardener's Handbook of Natural Insect and Disease Control, by Barbara W. Ellis and Fern Marshall Bradley (Rodale Press, 1996; $18), is a classic pest identification and control book. One of my favorites.
Shows & Events
Peninsula Fall Home and Garden Show
It's time for the fall iris (and other flowers) sale at the Peninsula Fall Home and Garden Show, featuring exhibits, seminars, and, of course, products for sale. It's happening September 29 to October 1 at the San Mateo Expo Center, San Mateo, CA. Call 800-765-3976 for show times and details.