Recent Changes for "Gardening" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/GardeningRecent Changes of the page "Gardening" on Davis Wiki.en-us Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2013-02-18 17:47:01CovertProfessorusing internal link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 84: </td> <td> Line 84: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *[<span>http://www.h</span>igh<span>g</span>rade<span>h</span>arvest<span>.com</span>] has knowledgeable staff and hard to find garden supplies </td> <td> <span>+ </span> *<span>&nbsp;</span>[<span>"H</span>igh<span>&nbsp;G</span>rade<span>&nbsp;H</span>arvest<span>"</span>] has knowledgeable staff and hard to find garden supplies </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2013-02-18 17:20:12robertwiniecki <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 68: </td> <td> Line 68: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 83: </td> <td> Line 84: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://www.highgradeharvest.com] has knowledgeable staff and hard to find garden supplies</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2011-03-30 22:43:10hankim(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 73: </td> <td> Line 73: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> -<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;* </span>["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived. (There are no plant experts there to ask questions of, so it's helpful to look in a Western Garden book to see what will actually grow here.) </td> <td> <span>+ * </span>-<span>-X</span>["Longs Drugs<span>"]X-- ["CVS</span>"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived. (There are no plant experts there to ask questions of, so it's helpful to look in a Western Garden book to see what will actually grow here.) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2011-03-18 09:05:26JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 80: </td> <td> Line 80: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * [<span>http://www.ediblebackyardsCA.com/ </span>Edible Backyards] is a local business that specializes in building raised garden beds with edible plants. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * [<span>"</span>Edible Backyards<span>"</span>] is a local business that specializes in building raised garden beds with edible plants. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2011-03-17 11:30:17brendanjanet <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 80: </td> <td> Line 80: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * [http://www.ediblebackyardsCA.com/ Edible Backyards] is a local business that specializes in building raised garden beds with edible plants.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-08-29 16:45:06LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["Roses" rose] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust! Luckily Davis roses usually outgrow these two problems quickly; aphid-eaters quickly follow the aphids, and rust disappears as we<span>&nbsp;dry out</span>.", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["Roses" rose] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust! Luckily Davis roses usually outgrow these two problems quickly; aphid-eaters quickly follow the aphids, and rust disappears as we<span>&nbsp;get drier</span>.", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-08-29 16:44:10LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["Roses" rose] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["Roses" rose] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!<span>&nbsp;Luckily Davis roses usually outgrow these two problems quickly; aphid-eaters quickly follow the aphids, and rust disappears as we dry out.</span>", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-08-29 15:56:39LoisRichter <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 68: </td> <td> Line 68: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *["ACE Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection<br> - *["Arboretum" The UC Davis Arboretum] can help you plan your garden with its guided tours and plant tags<br> - *["Culinary Plants"] provides a listing of edibles including ["fruit trees"]<br> - *[http://www.farmerfred.com/index.htm Farmer Fred] is the host of the "KFBK Garden Show" (1530 AM) &amp; "Get Growing" (650 AM) Sunday mornings at 8:30am and 10am<br> - *[http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/Friends.htm Friends of the Arboretum] holds quarterly plant sales; many unique California natives can be had for a pretty penny<br> - *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived<br> - *[http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu The UC Cooperative Extension] [http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu/Gardening_and_Master_Gardening/ Master Gardener Program] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. They also off free gardening workshops to the community.<br> - *["Redwood Barn Nursery"] has knowledgeable staff, a diverse selection, and an informative [http://redwoodbarn.com/ website]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["ACE Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection<br> + * ["Arboretum" The UC Davis Arboretum] can help you plan your garden with its guided tours and plant tags<br> + * ["Culinary Plants"] provides a listing of edibles including ["fruit trees"]<br> + * [http://www.farmerfred.com/index.htm Farmer Fred] is the host of the "KFBK Garden Show" (1530 AM) &amp; "Get Growing" (650 AM) Sunday mornings at 8:30am and 10am<br> + * [http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/Friends.htm Friends of the Arboretum] holds quarterly plant sales; many unique California natives can be had for a pretty penny<br> + * ["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived. (There are no plant experts there to ask questions of, so it's helpful to look in a Western Garden book to see what will actually grow here.)<br> + * [http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu The UC Cooperative Extension] [http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu/Gardening_and_Master_Gardening/ Master Gardener Program] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. They also off free gardening workshops to the community.<br> + *["Redwood Barn Nursery"] has knowledgeable staff, a diverse selection, and an informative [http://redwoodbarn.com/ website].<br> + * Don Shor has a new [http://redwoodbarn.blogspot.com/ gardening blog].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 77: </td> <td> Line 78: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * Each year, and maybe twice a year, the ["Sacramento Bee" Sac Bee] publishes a chart describing which vegetables grow best in the various seasons. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * Each year, and maybe twice a year, the ["Sacramento Bee" Sac Bee] publishes a chart describing which vegetables grow best in the various seasons.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;Similar charts are available online at: [http://redwoodbarn.com/pdfindex.html http://redwoodbarn.com/pdfindex.html] .</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 80: </td> <td> Line 81: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *[http://www.davislifemagazine.com/2010/07/parterre-of-plenty/ Read a<span>&nbsp;</span>b<span>log on</span> a local gardener] in a July 2010 post by ["Davis Life Magazine"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> *<span>&nbsp;</span>[http://www.davislifemagazine.com/2010/07/parterre-of-plenty/ Read a<span>n article a</span>b<span>out</span> a local gardener] in a July 2010 post by ["Davis Life Magazine"]<span>. This is one in a series called [http://www.davislifemagazine.com/fun-stuff/outdoor-living/digging-davis/ 'Digging Davis'].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-08-29 15:46:22LoisRichter <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 84: </td> <td> Line 84: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * The "Davis Garden Show" is a call-in radio program (live Thurs. at Noon, re-airing Sat. 9:00am) on "KDRT" (95.7-FM), hosted by Don Shor and Lois Richter. </td> <td> <span>+</span> * The <span>[</span>"Davis Garden Show"<span>]</span> is a call-in radio program (live Thurs. at Noon, re-airing Sat. 9:00am) on "KDRT" (95.7-FM), hosted by Don Shor and Lois Richter. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-08-29 15:11:34LoisRichteradded info about local gardening program <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 84: </td> <td> Line 84: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * The "Davis Garden Show" is a call-in radio program (live Thurs. at Noon, re-airing Sat. 9:00am) on "KDRT" (95.7-FM), hosted by Don Shor and Lois Richter.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-08-29 14:42:13LoisRichter(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 6: </td> <td> Line 6: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> If you have gardening questions, there's now a place to ["Garden Questions" as<span>k </span>t<span>hem</span>]! </td> <td> <span>+</span> If you have gardening questions, there's now a place to <span>ask them -- </span>["Garden Questions" <span>G</span>a<span>rden Que</span>st<span>ions</span>]! </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-07-28 12:04:12mtsaiadded a link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 80: </td> <td> Line 80: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://www.davislifemagazine.com/2010/07/parterre-of-plenty/ Read a blog on a local gardener] in a July 2010 post by ["Davis Life Magazine"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-04-02 14:14:28TomGarbersonuseful, and adopting an orphaned page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + If you have gardening questions, there's now a place to ["Garden Questions" ask them]!</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-03-26 10:13:39LeeYgardening links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 72: </td> <td> Line 72: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * The UC Cooperative Extension ["Master Gardener Program"] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. -- they have a ([http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu/Gardening_and_Master_Gardening/ website])</span> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu The UC Cooperative Extension] [http://ceyolo.ucdavis.edu/Gardening_and_Master_Gardening/ Master Gardener Program] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. They also off free gardening workshops to the community.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2010-02-11 11:47:45TomGarbersonAdded edible landscaping link. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 77: </td> <td> Line 77: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["Edible Landscaping"] has some interesting info on gardening.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2009-12-18 10:49:52WilliamLewisRevert to version 53 (link added by person from LA who has no other edits except adding links.). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 71: </td> <td> Line 71: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *[http://www.gardenology.org Gardenology.org] is another open source wiki, dedicated to gardening</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2009-12-18 10:23:05tondrakianwiki for gardening <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 71: </td> <td> Line 71: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://www.gardenology.org Gardenology.org] is another open source wiki, dedicated to gardening</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2009-08-05 19:13:04DougWalterpromoting the page about surplus produce <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + If your garden is successful, you'll probably be able to give surplus away to friends. But if you're having trouble, consider the ["Surplus produce"] page, to contact hungry computer users.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2009-01-19 14:56:24JoePomidor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant shrinking and swelling minerals. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, the high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consist<span>a</span>ncy of these soils can severly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant shrinking and swelling minerals. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, the high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consist<span>e</span>ncy of these soils can sever<span>e</span>ly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 41: </td> <td> Line 41: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Stuck without a garden plot to call your own? Get creative and bring the outdoors in! You could easily just ''buy'' a flower pot, but you might also use containers that you already have around the house (around the apartment, that is). If you start small, like with this tomato-plant-in-a-can, you will need to move it to progressively larger containers as it grows. Next step, milk jug. Then, an old recycling bin (thanks for the tip Tim). You can also cut the top off a 3 lit<span>re</span> soda bottle for plants that don't require larger containers. Always remember to poke holes in the bottom to drain excess water though, or else the roots will rot and the plant will die. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Stuck without a garden plot to call your own? Get creative and bring the outdoors in! You could easily just ''buy'' a flower pot, but you might also use containers that you already have around the house (around the apartment, that is). If you start small, like with this tomato-plant-in-a-can, you will need to move it to progressively larger containers as it grows. Next step, milk jug. Then, an old recycling bin (thanks for the tip Tim). You can also cut the top off a 3 lit<span>er</span> soda bottle for plants that don't require larger containers. Always remember to poke holes in the bottom to drain excess water though, or else the roots will rot and the plant will die. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2008-10-18 10:33:12EdWinsRevert to version 49 (spam). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and<span>&nbsp;[http://yourfurniturenow.net/outdoor-lounge-chair/ outdoor]</span> garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived </td> <td> <span>+</span> *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2008-10-18 09:17:27sweetdeeI verified the information about Davis's soil types. It -is- soooo difficult to <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived </td> <td> <span>+</span> *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and <span>[http://yourfurniturenow.net/outdoor-lounge-chair/ outdoor] </span>garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2008-09-07 20:26:06NateStricklandupdated URL for Master Gardener Program (was broken) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 70: </td> <td> Line 70: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * The UC Cooperative Extension ["Master Gardener Program"] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. -- they have a ([http://<span>www</span>.<span>dcn</span>.<span>davis.ca.us/YoloLINK/programs/p</span>MasterGarden<span>Univer-6469.html</span> website]) </td> <td> <span>+</span> * The UC Cooperative Extension ["Master Gardener Program"] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. -- they have a ([http://<span>ceyolo</span>.<span>ucdavis</span>.<span>edu/Gardening_and_</span>Master<span>_</span>Garden<span>ing/</span> website]) </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2008-07-25 21:38:56JasonAller(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 75: </td> <td> Line 75: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + == Gardening Events ==<br> + * ["Davis' Green Home &amp; Garden Show"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2008-01-16 10:09:38TimQuickupdate <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> * ["EC Garden"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> * ["E<span>xperimental </span>C<span>ollege Community</span> Garden"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2008-01-08 16:50:24ElleWeberupdated link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, known as the ["EC Garden"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"]. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, known as the ["E<span>xperimental </span>C<span>ollege Community</span> Garden"<span>&nbsp;the EC Garden</span>]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"]. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2007-10-05 11:40:29TimQuick <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * ["EC Garden"]<br> + * ["Davis Community Garden"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 58: </td> <td> Line 60: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- * ["Davis Community Garden"]<br> - * ["EC Gardens"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-09-12 16:11:49AlphaDogfix link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant <span>["Soil" </span>shrinking and swelling minerals<span>]</span>. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, the high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consistancy of these soils can severly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant shrinking and swelling minerals. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, the high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consistancy of these soils can severly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or ["llamas" manure], creating "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["<span>Project C</span>ompost"<span>&nbsp;compost</span>] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or ["llamas" manure], creating "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["<span>c</span>ompost"] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-03 18:37:08DylanBeaudettetypo fixin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant ["Soil" shrinking and swelling minerals]. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, <span>its</span> high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consistancy of these soils can severly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant ["Soil" shrinking and swelling minerals]. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, <span>the</span> high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consistancy of these soils can severly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-03 18:36:34DylanBeaudettefixed some erroneous descriptions of the clay soils in davis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. Typically though, Davis is pretty much nothin' but high pH mineral clay. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf fall, nothing ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The heavy textured (clay) soils contain abundant ["Soil" shrinking and swelling minerals]. Although this type of soil may appear to be difficult to work with, its high water holding capacity and nutrient supply make for an excellent growth medium. However, the rather hard dry consistancy of these soils can severly hinder seed germination or initial root growth. Incorporation of organic material such as yard clippings or potting soil into these soils can greatly improve germination success.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-02 07:40:28AlphaDogrestore area soil types <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Typically, <span>["Soil" </span>Davis <span>soil] is</span> high pH <span>(basic) mineral clay pretty much nothin' but</span>. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf fall, nothing ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly. </td> <td> <span>+ ["Soil" Davis soils] vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"].</span> Typically<span>&nbsp;though</span>, Davis <span>is pretty much nothin' but</span> high pH <span>mineral clay</span>. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf fall, nothing ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-02 07:35:51AlphaDogmoved soil to its own page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(davis_shrink-swell_map.jpg, "Distribution of shrink-swell soils near Davis.", 240, right, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements; however the local high concentration of the element [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boron Boron] is most likely from ground water. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey].</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The soils found in and around Davis are often thought of as a poor growth medium. While this may be true for an un[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultivate cultivated] parcel of land where one attempts to plant seedlings by hand, but in terms of water storage capacity and nutrient storage the soils found here are some of the most productive in the world. The surface cracking observed in the summer is a result of the high content of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smectite smectitic] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay clays], derived from weathered Coast Range rocks. The shrinking and swelling effects of these heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) not only make it difficult to plant a vegetable garden, but also wreak havok on houses permanent structures. By incorporating copius amounts of mulch it is possible to create a rooting environment hospitible for seedlines, while retaining the high water holding capacity and nutrient sotre that the local soils offer. Similarily, you can lower the rate at which house plants dry out by incorporating a small amount of local soil into a house exisiting potting mix.<br> - <br> - Another misconception regarding the local soils is that of pH. Contrary to popular belief (unless you are growing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daphne_%28shrub%29 daphne]) the majority of soils (on an area basis) are fairly netrual, to slightly alkaline. For example, if you were to draw a rectangle around all of davis and surrounding sprawl you would find that on a per-area basis only about 16% of the land has a moderately alkaline pH value (Yolo County Soil Survey).<br> - --&gt;<br> - ||&lt;tablewidth="600"&gt; '''Acres of Land''' || '''Percent of Total Area''' || '''Maximum pH (all horizons)''' ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 0.54 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 6.2 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1637 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1.54 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.2 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1845 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1.65 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.3 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 4091 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 6.11 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 8.5 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 6574 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 9.95 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 8.8 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 14486 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 14.57 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 8.2 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 19694 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 21.77 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.9 ||<br> - ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 36891 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 51.54 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.5 ||<br> - &lt;--</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Typically, ["Soil" Davis soil] is high pH (basic) mineral clay pretty much nothin' but. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf fall, nothing ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-01 20:23:34DylanBeaudettesome edits on Davis soil data, along with some new information. clarifications <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, <span>clayey </span>soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements<span>&nbsp;such as </span>Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements<span>; however the local high concentration of the element [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/</span>Boron<span>&nbsp;Boron] is most likely from ground water</span>. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Typically, Davis soil is high pH (basic) mineral clay<br> - pretty much nothin' but. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf fall, nothing ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ The soils found in and around Davis are often thought of as a poor growth medium. While this may be true for an un[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultivate cultivated] parcel of land where one attempts to plant seedlings by hand, but in terms of water storage capacity and nutrient storage the soils found here are some of the most productive in the world. The surface cracking observed in the summer is a result of the high content of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smectite smectitic] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay clays], derived from weathered Coast Range rocks. The shrinking and swelling effects of these heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) not only make it difficult to plant a vegetable garden, but also wreak havok on houses permanent structures. By incorporating copius amounts of mulch it is possible to create a rooting environment hospitible for seedlines, while retaining the high water holding capacity and nutrient sotre that the local soils offer. Similarily, you can lower the rate at which house plants dry out by incorporating a small amount of local soil into a house exisiting potting mix.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 17: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- || '''Acres Near Davis''' || '''Percent of Total Area''' || '''Maximum pH (all horizons)''' ||<br> - || 612 || 0.54 || 6.2 ||<br> - || 1637 || 1.54 || 7.2 ||<br> - || 1845 || 1.65 || 7.3 ||<br> - || 4091 || 6.11 || 8.5 ||<br> - || 6574 || 9.95 || 8.8 ||<br> - || 14486 || 14.57 || 8.2 ||<br> - || 19694 || 21.77 || 7.9 ||<br> - || 36891 || 51.54 || 7.5 ||</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Another misconception regarding the local soils is that of pH. Contrary to popular belief (unless you are growing [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daphne_%28shrub%29 daphne]) the majority of soils (on an area basis) are fairly netrual, to slightly alkaline. For example, if you were to draw a rectangle around all of davis and surrounding sprawl you would find that on a per-area basis only about 16% of the land has a moderately alkaline pH value (Yolo County Soil Survey).<br> + --&gt;<br> + ||&lt;tablewidth="600"&gt; '''Acres of Land''' || '''Percent of Total Area''' || '''Maximum pH (all horizons)''' ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 0.54 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 6.2 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1637 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1.54 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.2 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1845 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 1.65 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.3 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 4091 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 6.11 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 8.5 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 6574 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 9.95 ||&lt;bgcolor='#FF8080' align='center'&gt; 8.8 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 14486 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 14.57 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 8.2 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 19694 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 21.77 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.9 ||<br> + ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 36891 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 51.54 ||&lt;bgcolor='#E0E0FF' align='center'&gt; 7.5 ||<br> + &lt;--</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-01 19:19:06KarlMogelspelling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(davis_shrink-swell_map.jpg, "Distribution of shrik-swell soils near Davis.", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(davis_shrink-swell_map.jpg, "Distribution of shri<span>n</span>k-swell soils near Davis.", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-08-01 18:10:55DylanBeaudetteadded table of areal percentages of pH values around davis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + || '''Acres Near Davis''' || '''Percent of Total Area''' || '''Maximum pH (all horizons)''' ||<br> + || 612 || 0.54 || 6.2 ||<br> + || 1637 || 1.54 || 7.2 ||<br> + || 1845 || 1.65 || 7.3 ||<br> + || 4091 || 6.11 || 8.5 ||<br> + || 6574 || 9.95 || 8.8 ||<br> + || 14486 || 14.57 || 8.2 ||<br> + || 19694 || 21.77 || 7.9 ||<br> + || 36891 || 51.54 || 7.5 ||</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-07-30 15:42:51DylanBeaudetteconverted link to image map of shrink-swell soils <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(davis_shrink-swell_map.jpg, "Distribution of shrik-swell soils near Davis.", 240, right, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey].<span>&nbsp;Or to get an idea on the degree of shrink-swell to expect check out this [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/mapserver/dhtml/mapunit_dhtml.php?map=/data1/website/mapserver/dhtml/davis.map&amp;mapsize=medium&amp;zoomsize=2&amp;mapext=-2092678.3832377938+112638.23107316006+-2086808.1641854898+117040.8953623881&amp;layers=&amp;county_id=ca_113&amp;map_inlinefeatures_feature=undefined&amp;map_inlinefeatures_feature_points=undefined&amp;message=zoomed_to_ssurgo-area work in progress].</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-07-30 15:41:07DylanBeaudetteUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=davis_shrink-swell_map.jpg">davis_shrink-swell_map.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-07-30 15:40:48DylanBeaudetteImage <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=davis_shrink-swell_map%2Cjpg.jpg">davis_shrink-swell_map,jpg.jpg</a> deleted.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-07-30 15:40:33DylanBeaudetteUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=davis_shrink-swell_map%2Cjpg.jpg">davis_shrink-swell_map,jpg.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-07-29 23:22:37DylanBeaudetteadded link to interactive map of shrink-swell soils <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey].<span>&nbsp;Or to get an idea on the degree of shrink-swell to expect check out this [http://casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu/mapserver/dhtml/mapunit_dhtml.php?map=/data1/website/mapserver/dhtml/davis.map&amp;mapsize=medium&amp;zoomsize=2&amp;mapext=-2092678.3832377938+112638.23107316006+-2086808.1641854898+117040.8953623881&amp;layers=&amp;county_id=ca_113&amp;map_inlinefeatures_feature=undefined&amp;map_inlinefeatures_feature_points=undefined&amp;message=zoomed_to_ssurgo-area work in progress].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-07-23 18:57:07JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["rose<span>"</span>] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["<span>Roses" </span>rose] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!", 240, right, thumbnail)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-05-11 13:51:54KarlMogelremoving 's' <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(flora_palm1.jpg, left, <span>360</span>)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(flora_palm1.jpg, <span>360, </span>left, <span>thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, known as the ["EC Garden<span>s</span>"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"]. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, known as the ["EC Garden"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"]. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 9: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Thumbnail(flora_dirt.jpg, right, 240, "Davis is generally cursed with clay soil.")]]<br> - [[Thumbnail(garden_compost1.jpg, right, 320, "["Project Compost" Composting] needn't be stinky, messy, or occupy much space. The addition of composted materials will greatly improve Davis soil and plant performance.")]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(flora_dirt.jpg, "Davis is generally cursed with clay soil.", 240, right, thumbnail)]]<br> + [[Image(garden_compost1.jpg, "["Project Compost" Composting] needn't be stinky, messy, or occupy much space. The addition of composted materials will greatly improve Davis soil and plant performance.", 320, right, thumbnail)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(flora_rose6.jpg<span>, right, 240</span>, "This poor ["rose"] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(flora_rose6.jpg, "This poor ["rose"] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!"<span>, 240, right, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(canned_tomato.jpg<span>, left, 200</span>, "Canned tomato. Remember to recycle the can when you're done with it.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(canned_tomato.jpg, "Canned tomato. Remember to recycle the can when you're done with it."<span>, 200, left, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 50: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[<span>Thu</span>m<span>bn</span>a<span>il</span>(radishes_smaller.jpg<span>, right, 200</span>, "Radishes from the balcony garden.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[<span>I</span>ma<span>ge</span>(radishes_smaller.jpg, "Radishes from the balcony garden."<span>, 200, right, thumbnail</span>)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2006-05-11 12:30:12CarlMcCabemaster gardener program link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 65: </td> <td> Line 65: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> = Resources &amp; Plant Sources = </td> <td> <span>+</span> = Resources<span>, Info</span> &amp; Plant Sources = </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 72: </td> <td> Line 72: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * The UC Cooperative Extension ["Master Gardener Program"] assesses community needs for home gardening education and develops programs to enhance home gardening experiences. -- they have a ([http://www.dcn.davis.ca.us/YoloLINK/programs/pMasterGardenUniver-6469.html website])</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-10-23 10:55:17DylanBeaudettefixed a URL <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://<span>169.237.35.250/~dylan/drupal//node/27</span> UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Coast Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://<span>casoilresource.lawr.ucdavis.edu</span> UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-29 11:20:18CarlMcCabetwiddle <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the C<span>ao</span>st Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://169.237.35.250/~dylan/drupal//node/27 UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series]) in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils ([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation of soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the C<span>oa</span>st Range. This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://169.237.35.250/~dylan/drupal//node/27 UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-29 07:55:19AlphaDog"The spatial variation of soil properties..." What, are you a scientist?? ; -) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-28 21:08:23DylanBeaudette <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation <span>in</span> soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Caost Range. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. Typically<span>&nbsp;though</span>, Davis soil is high pH (basic) mineral clay </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy<span>&nbsp;([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/R/REIFF.html Reiff Series])</span> in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils <span>([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/Y/YOLO.html Yolo Series]) </span>in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils <span>([http://ortho.ftw.nrcs.usda.gov/osd/dat/C/CAPAY.html Caypay Series]) </span>in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. The spatial variation <span>of</span> soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Caost Range. <span>This material is notorious for having high concentrations of exotic elements such as Boron. </span>Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. <span>For specifics on the type of soil at your address, check out the [http://169.237.35.250/~dylan/drupal//node/27 UC Davis Soil Resource Lab's Online Soil Survey].<br> + </span>Typically, Davis soil is high pH (basic) mineral clay </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-28 21:00:09DylanBeaudetteAdded some information about the soils in davis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. Typically though, Davis soil is high pH (basic) mineral clay </td> <td> <span>+</span> Davis soils vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. T<span>he spatial variation in soil properties in Davis is directly related to the fluvial depositional histories of the nearby streams. The heavy, clayey soils are found where low velocity waters of Putah Creek deposited material from the Caost Range. Sandier soils are found in locations where depositional energies were higher, or where material from the Sierra Nevada was incorporated. T</span>ypically though, Davis soil is high pH (basic) mineral clay </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-28 12:28:55AlphaDogRevert to version dated 2005-09-27 16:31:49. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[BR]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 23: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Feral Cats" Cats]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 43: </td> <td> Line 45: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> <span>'''</span>Note:<span>'''</span> the nutritional information on the can does not apply to the tomato plant. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Note: the nutritional information on the can does not apply to the tomato plant. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 46: </td> <td> Line 48: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-28 08:50:03CarlMcCabecats are garden pests? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[BR]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 23: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *["Feral Cats" Cats]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 45: </td> <td> Line 43: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Note: the nutritional information on the can does not apply to the tomato plant. </td> <td> <span>+</span> <span>'''</span>Note:<span>'''</span> the nutritional information on the can does not apply to the tomato plant. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 48: </td> <td> Line 46: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-27 16:31:49CarlMcCabewho knew ucd had such a thing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 73: </td> <td> Line 73: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * [http://vric.ucdavis.edu Vegetable Research &amp; Information Center] -- VRIC provides information about vegetable gardening, among other vegetable related subjects. Part of the UC Davis Cooperative Extension.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-27 16:15:12AlphaDoggrammar fix, mo info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or ["llamas" manure]<span>&nbsp;create</span> "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["Project Compost" compost] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or ["llamas" manure]<span>, creating</span> "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["Project Compost" compost] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 68: </td> <td> Line 68: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items</span> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://arboretum.ucdavis.edu/Friends.htm Friends of the Arboretum] holds quarterly plant sales; many unique California natives can be had for a pretty penny<br> + *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items; plants are drastically reduced just before the stores kill them off and can often be revived</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-09-27 16:01:36CarlMcCabegardening is a manly endeavor (as is buying black fedoras at pinkadot) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 2: </td> <td> Line 2: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 56: </td> <td> Line 55: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ = Notable Gardens in Davis =<br> + <br> + * ["On Campus Co-ops" Co-op Community Garden]<br> + * ["Davis Community Garden"]<br> + * ["EC Gardens"]<br> + * ["L and 2nd Garden"]<br> + * ["Solano Park Gardens"]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 64: </td> <td> Line 71: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ * Each year, and maybe twice a year, the ["Sacramento Bee" Sac Bee] publishes a chart describing which vegetables grow best in the various seasons.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-08-18 18:13:26CarlMcCabe+n <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"]. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know<span>n</span> as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"]. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 64: </td> <td> Line 64: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-08-18 16:29:23AlphaDog+pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Thumbnail(flora_dirt.jpg, right, "Davis is generally cursed with clay soil.")]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_dirt.jpg, right, 240, "Davis is generally cursed with clay soil.")]]<br> + [[Thumbnail(garden_compost1.jpg, right, 320, "["Project Compost" Composting] needn't be stinky, messy, or occupy much space. The addition of composted materials will greatly improve Davis soil and plant performance.")]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(flora_rose6.jpg, right, "This poor ["rose"] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(flora_rose6.jpg, right<span>, 240</span>, "This poor ["rose"] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-08-18 16:27:45AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=garden_compost1.jpg">garden_compost1.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-06-08 16:13:11AlphaDog+pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 21: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_rose6.jpg, right, "This poor ["rose"] is afflicted with both ["aphids"] and rust!")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-06-08 16:10:20AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_rose6.jpg">flora_rose6.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-16 21:40:12MarieHuynh <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Stuck without a garden plot to call your own? Get creative and bring the outdoors in! You could easily just ''buy'' a flower pot, but you might also use containers that you already have around the house (around the apartment, that is). If you start small, like with this tomato-plant-in-a-can, you will need to move it to progressively larger containers as it grows. Next step, milk jug. Then, an old recycling bin (thanks for the tip Tim). </td> <td> <span>+</span> Stuck without a garden plot to call your own? Get creative and bring the outdoors in! You could easily just ''buy'' a flower pot, but you might also use containers that you already have around the house (around the apartment, that is). If you start small, like with this tomato-plant-in-a-can, you will need to move it to progressively larger containers as it grows. Next step, milk jug. Then, an old recycling bin (thanks for the tip Tim).<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;You can also cut the top off a 3 litre soda bottle for plants that don't require larger containers. Always remember to poke holes in the bottom to drain excess water though, or else the roots will rot and the plant will die.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> With an apartment garden you actually reap several benefits over an outdoor garden. For one, you can move your plants around to follow the sunlight. Even more important, you're no longer bound by mother nature's bothersome changing of the seasons. What's more, having plants indoors adds oxygen and humidity to the air. All this is not to mention the cancer-fighting qualities of tomatos. You simply can't go wrong with an apartment garden! </td> <td> <span>+</span> With an apartment garden you actually reap several benefits over an outdoor garden. For one, you can move your plants around to follow the sunlight. Even more important, you're no longer bound by mother nature's bothersome changing of the seasons. What's more, having plants indoors adds oxygen and humidity to the air. All this is not to mention the cancer-fighting qualities of tomato<span>e</span>s. You simply can't go wrong with an apartment garden! </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-16 20:31:22JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 55: </td> <td> Line 55: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *["A<span>ce</span> Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection </td> <td> <span>+</span> *["A<span>CE</span> Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-16 10:28:52AlphaDog+pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_dirt.jpg, right, "Davis is generally cursed with clay soil.")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-16 10:26:33AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_dirt.jpg">flora_dirt.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-13 10:34:45AlphaDog+link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or <span>manure</span> create "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["Project Compost" compost] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or <span>["llamas" manure]</span> create "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["Project Compost" compost] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-08 22:37:07AlphaDog+resources <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden]<span>,</span> located on ["5th Street"<span>&nbsp;5th St</span>.<span>]</span> Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies].</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> We have many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden] located on ["5th Street"<span>]</span>. Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s<span>&nbsp;and are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> pretty much nothin' but. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf <span>mold</span>, <span>the stuff n</span>ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly. </td> <td> <span>+</span> pretty much nothin' but. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf <span>fall</span>, <span>nothing </span>ever penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, most plants grown in town will need to either be drought tolerant<span>&nbsp;or</span> able to withstand intense summer heat. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of Davis rainfall, when our seasons begin/end, and what the temperatures are at various times of the year. Davis is also in Sunset Zone 14, which reflects the effect of our locally famous southwest ["delta breeze"] that somewhat mitigates those summer highs, or at least lets us cool down a bit earlier in the day than ["Woodland"]. Davis' winds typically come from either the southwest delta or north, with the latter arriving around March and October; as these northerly winds sweep down the valley, their speed increases significantly by the time they reach Davis, as allergy sufferers and ["Yolo Causeway"] commuters can attest. As far as gardening is concerned, it would be wise to avoid shallow-rooted or brittle trees and provide some protection for wind-sensitive plants. </td> <td> <span>+</span> And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, most plants grown in town will need to either be drought tolerant<span>,</span> able to withstand intense summer heat<span>, or helped along by some shade and regular watering</span>. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of Davis rainfall, when our seasons begin/end, and what the temperatures are at various times of the year. Davis is also in Sunset Zone 14, which reflects the effect of our locally famous southwest ["delta breeze"] that somewhat mitigates those summer highs, or at least lets us cool down a bit earlier in the day than ["Woodland"]. Davis' winds typically come from either the southwest delta or north, with the latter arriving around March and October; as these northerly winds sweep down the valley, their speed increases significantly by the time they reach Davis, as allergy sufferers and ["Yolo Causeway"] commuters can attest. As far as gardening is concerned, it would be wise to avoid shallow-rooted or brittle trees and provide some protection for wind-sensitive plants. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - = Plants =<br> - *["Town Flora"] is a general listing of plants found growing in Davis<br> - *["Culinary Plants"] provides a listing of edibles including ["fruit trees"]<br> - *["Arboretum" The UC Davis Arboretum] can help you plan your garden with its guided tours and plant tags<br> - *["Redwood Barn Nursery"] has knowledgeable staff, a diverse selection, and an informative [http://redwoodbarn.com/ website]<br> - *["Ace Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection<br> - *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 35: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Tomato Hornworm"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 59: </td> <td> Line 52: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Resources &amp; Plant Sources =<br> + *["Ace Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection<br> + *["Arboretum" The UC Davis Arboretum] can help you plan your garden with its guided tours and plant tags<br> + *["Culinary Plants"] provides a listing of edibles including ["fruit trees"]<br> + *[http://www.farmerfred.com/index.htm Farmer Fred] is the host of the "KFBK Garden Show" (1530 AM) &amp; "Get Growing" (650 AM) Sunday mornings at 8:30am and 10am<br> + *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items<br> + *["Redwood Barn Nursery"] has knowledgeable staff, a diverse selection, and an informative [http://redwoodbarn.com/ website]<br> + *["Town Flora"] is a general listing of plants found growing in Davis<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-07 18:55:05CarlMcCabeshrunk photo (too much miracle grow) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 53: </td> <td> Line 53: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Thumbnail(radishes.jpg, right, 200, "Radishes from the balcony garden.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Thumbnail(radishes<span>_smaller</span>.jpg, right, 200, "Radishes from the balcony garden.")]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-07 18:54:20CarlMcCabeUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=radishes_smaller.jpg">radishes_smaller.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-06 20:36:03TimWaringAdded to apt. Gardening by Carl - TimWaring <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 52: </td> <td> Line 52: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ ----<br> + [[Thumbnail(radishes.jpg, right, 200, "Radishes from the balcony garden.")]]<br> + We've become apartment garden happy in the last month. We've got two recycling bins (not new ones) many pots, and a wooden long box which serves as our lettuce row. We've even planted collards, turnips, radishes (we love radishes!) and squash in a 1 foot strip between the concrete of the driveway and the wall of the house. The bloody things are surviving despite slugs, sow bugs, and countless years of motor oil, car wash suds and paint chips poisoning the soil! Tasty too!<br> + <br> + ----<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-04 17:04:08AlphaDogfix link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *["Praying Mantis<span>"</span>]<span>'</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> *["<span>Mantids" </span>Praying Mantis<span>'</span>] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 17:38:42AlphaDog+pic <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Thumbnail(flora_palm1.jpg, left, 360)]]<br> + [[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]][[BR]]<br> + [[BR]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Butterflies &amp; Moths" Moth Larvae]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 17:35:38AlphaDogUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=flora_palm1.jpg">flora_palm1.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 16:29:12CarlMcCabeapart-mato <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 39: </td> <td> Line 39: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ = Apartment Gardening =<br> + [[Thumbnail(canned_tomato.jpg, left, 200, "Canned tomato. Remember to recycle the can when you're done with it.")]]<br> + Stuck without a garden plot to call your own? Get creative and bring the outdoors in! You could easily just ''buy'' a flower pot, but you might also use containers that you already have around the house (around the apartment, that is). If you start small, like with this tomato-plant-in-a-can, you will need to move it to progressively larger containers as it grows. Next step, milk jug. Then, an old recycling bin (thanks for the tip Tim).<br> + <br> + With an apartment garden you actually reap several benefits over an outdoor garden. For one, you can move your plants around to follow the sunlight. Even more important, you're no longer bound by mother nature's bothersome changing of the seasons. What's more, having plants indoors adds oxygen and humidity to the air. All this is not to mention the cancer-fighting qualities of tomatos. You simply can't go wrong with an apartment garden!<br> + <br> + Note: the nutritional information on the can does not apply to the tomato plant.<br> + <br> + ''Anyone have tips for apartment gardening?''</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 16:16:29CarlMcCabeUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Gardening?action=Files&do=view&target=canned_tomato.jpg">canned_tomato.jpg</a>.Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 15:50:17AlphaDog+mo climate info <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, <span>anything you plant</span> will need to either be drought tolerant or able to withstand intense summer heat. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of Davis rainfall, when our seasons begin/end, and what the temperatures are at various times of the year; our ["Culinary Plants"] page includes a planting calendar to help you get started. California natives are a perfect choice for our climate and will be your lowest maintenance option. Subtropicals would be your next best bet, requiring only regular watering. If you choose to venture further afield into shade plants or exotics, be prepared to arrange to have somebody water your plants when you decide to leave town or risk spending a lot of money on cool plants that may not survive. </td> <td> <span>+</span> And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, <span>most plants grown in town</span> will need to either be drought tolerant or able to withstand intense summer heat. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of Davis rainfall, when our seasons begin/end, and what the temperatures are at various times of the year<span>. Davis is also in Sunset Zone 14, which reflects the effect of our locally famous southwest ["delta breeze"] that somewhat mitigates those summer highs, or at least lets us cool down a bit earlier in the day than ["Woodland"]. Davis' winds typically come from either the southwest delta or north, with the latter arriving around March and October</span>;<span>&nbsp;as these northerly winds sweep down the valley, their speed increases significantly by the time they reach Davis, as allergy sufferers and ["Yolo Causeway"] commuters can attest. As far as gardening is concerned, it would be wise to avoid shallow-rooted or brittle trees and provide some protection for wind-sensitive plants.<br> + <br> + Now that you're up to speed on our local climate,</span> our ["Culinary Plants"] page includes a planting calendar to help you get <span>your vegetable garden </span>started. <span>As far as the landscape, </span>California natives are a perfect choice for our climate and will be your lowest maintenance option. Subtropicals would <span>probably </span>be your next best bet, requiring only regular watering. If you choose to venture further afield into shade plants or exotics, be prepared to arrange to have somebody water your plants when you decide to leave town or risk spending a lot of money on cool plants that may not survive. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 14:26:43AlphaDog+links, minor rewrite <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- There ar</span>e many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"].<span><br> - <br> -</span> There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on ["5th Street" 5th St.] Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> <td> <span>+ We hav</span>e many opportunities to garden in ["Davis"]. There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on ["5th Street" 5th St.] Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, anything you plant will need to either be drought tolerant or able to withstand intense summer heat. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of <span>what type of weather your plants might see at </span>various times of the year; our ["Culinary Plants"] page includes a planting calendar to help you get started. California natives are a perfect choice for our climate and will be your lowest maintenance option. Subtropicals would be your next best bet, requiring only regular watering. If you choose to venture further afield into shade plants or exotics, be prepared to arrange to have somebody water your plants when you decide to leave town or risk spending a lot of money on cool plants that may not survive. </td> <td> <span>+</span> And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, anything you plant will need to either be drought tolerant or able to withstand intense summer heat. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of <span>Da</span>v<span>is rainfall, when our seasons begin/end, and what the temperatures are at v</span>arious times of the year; our ["Culinary Plants"] page includes a planting calendar to help you get started. California natives are a perfect choice for our climate and will be your lowest maintenance option. Subtropicals would be your next best bet, requiring only regular watering. If you choose to venture further afield into shade plants or exotics, be prepared to arrange to have somebody water your plants when you decide to leave town or risk spending a lot of money on cool plants that may not survive.<span><br> + <br> + = Plants =<br> + *["Town Flora"] is a general listing of plants found growing in Davis<br> + *["Culinary Plants"] provides a listing of edibles including ["fruit trees"]<br> + *["Arboretum" The UC Davis Arboretum] can help you plan your garden with its guided tours and plant tags<br> + *["Redwood Barn Nursery"] has knowledgeable staff, a diverse selection, and an informative [http://redwoodbarn.com/ website]<br> + *["Ace Hardware"] has a gardening section with a good plant selection<br> + *["Longs Drugs"] and ["Rite Aid"] also offer a small selection of plants and garden items</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 13:34:55AlphaDog+toc <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + [[TableOfContents]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-05-03 13:32:19AlphaDog+cats +cigs +links, +davis conditions <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]. This large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]; this large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. The ["City of Davis"] also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on ["5th Street" 5th St.] Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70s. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["organic"] ["Culinary Plants" fruits and veggies].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- The city of Davis also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on ["5th Street" 5th St.]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ = Davis Conditions =<br> + Davis soils vary from moderately sandy in ["South Davis" south] and ["east Davis"], through loamy soils in ["central Davis"], to heavy clay soils in ["West Davis" west] and ["north Davis"]. Typically though, Davis soil is high pH (basic) mineral clay<br> + pretty much nothin' but. If you're looking at heavy clay soil, you'll notice how the ground shrinks and cracks when dry; there may be plenty of moisture an inch down, but the top is dry and hard as a rock. Even when it's subject to mounds of leaf mold, the stuff never penetrates the surface. That's because clay has tiny soil particles which doesn't even allow water to permeate very quickly.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 9: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70's. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty ["Organic" organic] fruits and veggies.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ Because of our soil type, you'll most likely need to amend your soil with humus and/or manure create "holes" to improve drainage and help your plants grow -- bark, leaves, twigs, and compost are much bigger than clay/sand. Peat moss is too fine to improve drainage of clay soils. If you've got a yard, collect your leaves and lawn cuttings to create leaf mold or start a ["Project Compost" compost] pile; the ["On Campus Co-ops"] have a compost demonstration that can help you get started. Soak your soil a few days before turning it over with compost, and let it dry just to a workable consistency so it's not soaking, but it's not like rock either. If you amend your planting beds annually with a couple inches of compost or manure (depending on your plants' needs), you should be able to develop some pretty healthy soil conditions for most plants. If you don't plant during the winter months and don't plant green fertilizers, lay down a thick layer of mulch (this can even be shredded newspaper!) to keep down weeds and encourage worms -- in spring, simply turn this into your planting area.<br> + <br> + And though we're blessed with a long growing season and mild winters, anything you plant will need to either be drought tolerant or able to withstand intense summer heat. Take a look at our ["Weather"] page to get an idea of what type of weather your plants might see at various times of the year; our ["Culinary Plants"] page includes a planting calendar to help you get started. California natives are a perfect choice for our climate and will be your lowest maintenance option. Subtropicals would be your next best bet, requiring only regular watering. If you choose to venture further afield into shade plants or exotics, be prepared to arrange to have somebody water your plants when you decide to leave town or risk spending a lot of money on cool plants that may not survive.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Feral Cats" Cats]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Smoking" Cigarette Butt Juice] [see ["Aphids"]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-04-03 16:38:38AlphaDog+garden pests +pest management <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Garden Pests =<br> + *["Aphids"]<br> + *["Birds and Bird Watching" Birds]<br> + *["Gophers"]<br> + *["Scale Insects"]<br> + *["Slugs &amp; Snails"]<br> + <br> + = Pest Management =<br> + visit [http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/ UC Integrated Pest Management]<br> + *Beer [see ["Slugs &amp; Snails"]]<br> + *["Ladybugs"]<br> + *["Marigolds"]<br> + *["Praying Mantis"]'<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-03-30 07:47:58CarlMcCabelikno <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]. This large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The ["Experimental College"] manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]. This large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 7: </td> <td> Line 7: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70's. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty organic fruits and veggies.<span>&nbsp;</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70's. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty <span>["Organic" </span>organic<span>]</span> fruits and veggies. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-03-07 23:40:04AmeliaCarlsonlinks <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There are many opportunities to garden in Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There are many opportunities to garden in <span>["</span>Davis<span>"]</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The Experimental College manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]. This large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. </td> <td> <span>+</span> There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The <span>["</span>Experimental College<span>"]</span> manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]. This large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> The city of Davis also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on 5th <span>s</span>t. </td> <td> <span>+</span> The city of Davis also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on <span>["</span>5th <span>Street" 5th S</span>t.<span>]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Gardeninghttp://daviswiki.org/Gardening2005-03-07 23:24:11AmyZents <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Gardening<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ There are many opportunities to garden in Davis.<br> + <br> + There are two community gardens, both of which are open to the general public. The Experimental College manages a beautiful community garden on campus, know as the ["EC Gardens"]. This large garden covers a few acres of land, has a California native plants area, and even a communal orchard. <br> + <br> + The city of Davis also manages a pleasant ["Davis Community Garden" community garden], located on 5th st.<br> + <br> + Both of these community gardens have been around since the '70's. They are great places to learn about gardening, meet some good people, and grow some tasty organic fruits and veggies. </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>