Average: 0.9 inches
Record: 4.9 inches (1941)
Temperature (degrees F):
Average High: 75.5 degrees
Lowest High: 49 degrees (1915)
Record High: 100 degrees (1988)
Average Low: 48.8 degrees
Highest Low: 74 degrees (1986)
Record Low: 25 degrees (1966) Now’s the time to:
- Weed prevention: weeds are starting to grow fast, that's when they are easier to control.
- Keep on with spring planting.
- Start planting for summer.
- Check your watering system, everything needs more water.
Avoid over watering and mowing when grass is wet to prevent the spread of fungal problems in winter lawns. Winter lawns may require once to twice per week watering depending on the weather. DO NOT OVER WATER!What to sow:
Ageratum, Alyssum, Balsam, Basil, Scarlet Runner Bean, Celosia Cockscomb, Cosmos, Dahlia, Delphinium, Four O'clock, Gaillardia, Gloriosa Daisy, Godetia, Gourds, Hollyhocks, Kochia, Lupins, Marigold, Nasturnium, Petunia, Pinks, Portulaca, Salpiglossis, Salvia, Shasta Daisy, Sunflower, Thunbergia, Verbena, Vinca, Viola, Zinnia In the vegetable garden:
- Plant beets, bush beans, cantaloupe, corn, eggplant, peppers, radishes, summer squash, tomatoes, watermelon, winter squashFlowers:
Plant bee balm (Monarda sp.), black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta), celosia (Celosia sp.), cosmos (Cosmos sp.), desert marigold (Baileyea multiradiata), English daisy (Bellis perennis), gilia (Gilia sp.), firewheel/indian blanket (Gaillardia), hollyhock (Alcea sp.), marigold (Tagetes sp.), Mexican hat (Ratibida columnifera), Mexican sunflower (Tithonia rotundifolia), portulaca (Portulaca sp.), primrose (Primula sp.), safflower (Carthamus tinctorius), sage (Salvia sp.), snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus), sunflower (Helianthus sp.), sweet pea (Lathyrus sp.), verbena (Verbena sp.), wild hyssop (Agastache sp.) and zinnia (Zinnia sp.).Herbs:
Plant anise, basil, bay, caraway, catnip, chamomile, chives, curry, epazote, fennel, feverfew, French tarragon, garlic chives, germander, horehound, hyssop, lavender, lemon balm, lemon grass, lemon verbena, marjoram, mint, oregano, parsley, rue, safflower, sage, salad burnet, santolina, savory (summer and winter), scented geraniums, tansy, thyme and yarrow. Things Not To Do:
- Do not prune citrus except to remove dead or damaged wood and branches obstructing pathways, views, or structures.
- Do not use pre-emergent herbicides in an area in which you intend to plant seeds.
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