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What to do in your garden in August

Plant For late-summer to fall color you can now plant aster, chrysanthemum, coreopsis, daylily, gaillardia, gaura, Japanese anemone, lavatera, Nemesia fruticans, rudbeckia, Russian sage, sage (such as Salvia guaranitica), summer phlox, and verbena. Order your bearded irises by August 15th.  For a striking display in spring, contact Napa Country Iris Garden (707/255-7880) ― which offers more than 400 varieties such as ruffled pink ‘Happenstance’, white-and-lavender ‘Painted Lady Lavender’, purple-black ‘Spades’, and...

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What to do in your garden in June

PLANT This year, given our drought conditions, instead of planting thirsty annuals like petunias and impatients, why not plant drought resistant annuals along a border such as begonias, moss roses, euphorbia, complimented by taller annuals? Just visit your local nursery for suitable candidates, or check our pin board on Pinterest.  You can still plant dahlias, caladiums...

what to do in your garden in May

May Gardening Chores

What to Do in Your Garden in May During the month of May, you can expect to increase your gardening chores that are sure to yield a bounty of fruit, veggies, and flowers later on. Stock Up Now is the time to purchase your herbs, lavenders, and salvias.  For variety and inspiration visit  Morningsun Herb Farm in Vacaville (707-451-9406)....

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