Tag: seasons

Warmth Accelerates Early Spring Bloom

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

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...

Late Summer Bloom Until Frost

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

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...

Way Beyond Last Frost Date

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

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

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...

Seasons Are Constantly In Flux

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

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...

Fall Is In Full Force People

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...