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Southern California Regional Reports

Southern California: August Garden To-Do List

Give your garden one or two deep waterings. Photo: Paula Gross

Give your gardens one or two deep waterings.

Cut back cool-season ornamental grasses.

Buy the bulbs you will plant in the fall.

Start fall and winter vegetable seeds indoors in a kitchen window rather than outdoors in the hot weather.

Start your veggies from seed indoors. Photo: Stephanie Fagan.

Rachel Young is the former Director of Horticulture and Garden Operations at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada, California.

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