Tag: seasons

Warmth Accelerates Early Spring Bloom

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UNITED STATES—Unseasonable warmth and dryness has been great this winter. Such weather is often an advantage of this locally mild climate. Chill never gets...

Chill Helps Plants Distinguish Seasons

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UNITED STATES—The Santa Clara Valley was formerly famous for stone fruit orchards. The San Fernando Valley was formerly famous for citrus orchards. The Wenatchee...

Autumn Is Coming People!

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UNITED STATES—This should come to no surprise to the people who know me: I hate the summer. I’m not an extreme heat person, so...

Late Summer Bloom Until Winter Chill

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UNITED STATES—Seasonal changes keep gardening interesting. Like colors of a rainbow, seasons are not as distinct as their dates on a calendar imply. Each...

Seasonal Changes Keep Gardening Interesting

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UNITED STATES—Gardening is work. The extent of such work is proportionate to the techniques and scale of the gardening. Substantial gardens likely need substantial...

Fall Is Here People!

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UNITED STATES—This might be only me, but I am so glad that summer is over and fall has arrived. I love fall and I...

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

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UNITED STATES—Scheduling of gardening chores is as important now as it ever was. We plant warm season vegetables and annuals in time for spring...

Indian Summer Is The Norm

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UNITED STATES—The popular definition of 'Indian summer' suggests that it is unseasonably warm and dry weather in spring or autumn, and that it typically...

Flowers For Late Summer Bloom

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UNITED STATES—No mater how much work we put into our roses to sustain bloom all through the season, and no matter how successful we...

Summer Is Over Already

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UNITED STATES—I tell this to people all the time, summer seems like the quickest season. I mean it’s already August and I was just...

Seasons Are Constantly In Flux

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UNITED STATES—Gardening requires planning. There is always planning. The vegetables that are getting harvested now are developing mostly on plants that were put out...

Matt Greene’s Contract Bought Out By Kings

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LOS ANGELES—The Kings have parted ways with defenseman Matt Greene, whose contract they bought out for a cap charge of $833,333 through the next...

Spring Is Around The Corner

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UNITED STATES—I really can’t believe it, but it seems like winter zoomed past us and spring is just a few weeks away. Am I...

Fall Is In Full Force People

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UNITED STATES—Goodbye summer, hello fall! That’s right people, those hot summer months are just a week or two from disappearing for good, and the...

Warm Weather Confuses Dormant Plants

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UNITED STATES—Climate is what makes gardening so excellent here. It is just warm enough in summer for plants that like a bit of heat,...
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