Southern California Coastal & Inland Valleys

September, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Fiji Rose

National News

Roses are the prima donnas of the garden world. They are lovely to look at, but often demanding to grow, susceptible to a host of disease and insect problems. Now gardeners who want the beauty of...

Fall Fireworks

Add some fireworks to your fall garden with an exciting new ornamental grass from Proven Winners. 'Fireworks' Variegated Red Fountain Grass (Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum') is a pink and white...

Birds and Bees at Risk

Many gardeners are aware that a particular class of widely used systemic insecticides known as neonecotinoids present a big threat to bees and other pollinators. Now research has shown that...

Spotlight on Youth Gardens

Just outside downtown Minneapolis, Project Sweetie Pie (PSP) is hard at work installing urban gardens in an effort to create a food corridor in the Market/Cultural district of North Minneapolis....

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In the Garden

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Look for Upcoming Regional Report Changes!

For the past 14 years, NGA has been delivering great gardening information to home gardeners across the country in our Regional Reports e-newsletters. We're proud to have been able to help folks be successful growing everything from vegetables and...
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Resources

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Fall and Winter Gardening Tips for Los Angeles County Learn the basics of cool weather gardening in our region with Fall and Winter Gardening Tips...

Clever Gardening Technique

Mini-Greenhouses Cut off the bottoms of clear plastic gallon jugs and use the tops as mini-greenhouses. They will...
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Regional Reminders

  • Grow Winter Herbs Indoors
  • Sow Edible Cover Crops
  • Trim Flowers for More Color
  • Color Up Your Lawn
  • Make Multiple Bulb Plantings

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