How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold! (If So Cal ever gets any winter cold this year).
Gardening: Controlling Leaf Eating Pests 7 cups filtered water Tbsp dishwash liquid cup olive oil (original recipe calls for canola but I am not putting that GM crap on my food!) cloves of garlic, sliced or minced 1 Tbsp red pepper flakes
homemade organic aphid spray - fill spray bottle with water about of the way to the top, add a squirt of biodegradable dish soap and a couple cloves of garlic, minced. mix it all together, let sit overnight for greater strength, then spray on plants.