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March 24, 2005 | Lili Singer
Wondering which vegetables to plant in April, which flowers beckon good bugs to the garden or how to make your own slow-release fertilizer? The answers to these questions along with scores of garden tips are available at celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/garden/tips/index.html courtesy of the University of California Cooperative Extension's Common Ground Garden Program in Los Angeles.
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HOME & GARDEN
March 24, 2005 | Lili Singer
Wondering which vegetables to plant in April, which flowers beckon good bugs to the garden or how to make your own slow-release fertilizer? The answers to these questions along with scores of garden tips are available at celosangeles.ucdavis.edu/garden/tips/index.html courtesy of the University of California Cooperative Extension's Common Ground Garden Program in Los Angeles.
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REAL ESTATE
August 27, 1989
Based on a random survey of 220 California households. Beautification: 48.1% Property Value: 25.4 Hobby: 19.5 Food: 3.8 Exercise: 3.2 SOURCE: R.L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension.
HOME & GARDEN
July 31, 1999 | U.C. MASTER GARDENERS
Question: I have mold on my zinnias. How can I treat this problem and prevent it from happening next time? D.V., Corona del Mar Answer: The zinnia's ability to tolerate summer heat, provide continuous blooms and require less water than many other annuals makes it a prime choice for the summer garden in Southern California. You have just discovered its main drawback, however: powdery mildew.
REAL ESTATE
July 30, 1989
The favorite place to shop for gardening supplies, based on a random survey of 220 California households. Type of Percent Store of Households Full-Service Garden Center 61.9% Hardware/Home Center Discount/Department Other Source: R. L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension.
REAL ESTATE
August 6, 1989
Based on a random survey of 220 California households. House/mobile home dwellers: 95.7% Apartment dwellers: 56.3 Townhouse/condo dwellers: 68.4 Owners: 93.1 Renters: 77.4 SOURCE: R.L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension.
REAL ESTATE
August 13, 1989
Money spent anually for gardening supplies and plant materials, based on a random survey of 220 California households. $600 plus: 6.5% $300-599: 10.5 150-299: 22.0 $50-149: 39.5 Under $50: 21.5 SOURCE: R.L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 9, 1996 | ED BOND
The Master Gardener Volunteer Training Program, run by the University of California Cooperative Extension, needs volunteers to work with residents of low-income neighborhoods. The volunteers will help set up community gardens, answer gardening questions on a hotline, work on a newsletter and help elementary school teachers incorporate gardening activities into their curriculum. Volunteers should have some gardening background but will be trained.
REAL ESTATE
September 10, 1989
Printed information sources most used for gardening help, obtained in a random survey of 220 California households. Books: 35.0% Chemical and Fertilizer Labels: 22.3 Garden Store Pamphlets: 9.6 Seed packets: 5.9 UC Publications: 1.6 Seed Catalogues: 1.1 Other Sources: 24.5 SOURCE: R. L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension
REAL ESTATE
August 6, 1989
Gardening topics respondents want to learn more about, based on a random survey of 220 California households. Topic Percent Interested Insect Problems 52.5% Weed Control 45.0 Plant Diseases 41.0 Fertilizers 31.5 Irrigation 28.0 Safe Use of Pesticides 25.0 Bird, Animal Pest Problems 7.0 Other 17.0 SOURCE: R. L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension.
REAL ESTATE
December 24, 1989
The most frequent reasons given for not gardening, based on a random survey of 220 California households. Don't Have a Yard: 50% Not Interested: 20% Don't Have Time: 20% Poor Results: 10% Too Dirty, Strenuous: 10% Allergic to Plants: 5% Too Expensive: 5% Other: 25% Note: Due to multiple responses, percents add up to more than 100%. Source: R.L. Polk Co., University of California Cooperative Extension
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