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Northern California Regional Reports

Northern California: July Garden To-Do List | Regional Report

Adding more mulch ensures greater moisture retention in the soil. Photo: Karen Beaty

Start a deep watering schedule. This is especially important for fruit trees.

Mulch some more. Add a layer of mulch to your ornamental and edible garden beds to ensure moisture conservation.

Do some feeding. Fertilize cane berries for continued health and bountiful harvests.

Blossom-end rot on tomatoes. Photo: Steve Aitken

Check your tomato watering schedule. Consistent, regular watering helps prevent blossom-end rot.

Prevent diseases. Spray your grapevines (Vitis spp. and cvs., Zones 3-10) to help prevent mildew.

Spray your grapevines to prevent fungus. Photo: Diana Koehm

Fionuala Campion is the owner and manager of Cottage Gardens of Petaluma in Petaluma, California.

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    ParksWesley 07/04/2019

    It's amazing

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    AnnaMartinez 07/06/2019

    Thanks for this post!

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