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Web Fest Results so Far

Web Fest Results so Far

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

Web Fest Results so Far I have only submitted to five festivals, as there usually isn’t a perfect category for Late Bloomer, which is educational entertainment, or Edutainment. Miami Web Fest had this category and I won. Submitting to festivals costs money, and attending out of area fests, especially out of country fests, costs a […]

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Adobe Interviews Kaye

Adobe Interviews Kaye

| July 11, 2016 | Reply

Adobe Interviews Kaye. (Click for article) – Kaye met Adobe app developer Bronwyn Lewis at the Vancouver Web Fest where Late Bloomer was an Official Selection and Best Reality Nominee two years straight. Kaye has never done any editing. Late Bloomer has from the beginning been edited, sound edited, and composed by professionals. To add a […]

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Growing Loofah, or Luffa, a Race to the Top

Growing Loofah, or Luffa, a Race to the Top

| July 6, 2016 | Reply

Growing loufah, or luffa, has a been a race to the top. The huge trellis between our garage and studio has been empty since I was forced to remove our 30 year-old wisteria vine last November. The massive trunk of the wisteria had moved the garage wall three inches and it was time to go. […]

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An Hour a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

An Hour a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

| June 20, 2016 | Reply

An hour a day keeps the doctor away. That phrase kept going through my head this morning as I did my morning ritual of checking the garden. Sometimes that hour makes the difference in my mental health for the day. I felt so much happier when I came in. And I know eating fresh food from […]

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Calm Before the Storm

Calm Before the Storm

| June 17, 2016 | Reply

From the sublime to the worrisome, my garden on Sunday represented the calm before the storm. Full slideshow on Google+. My early morning garden vigil revealed the beginning of harvests to come, as well as problems. I’ve been spraying lemon cucumbers and tomato plants for weeks with milk and baking soda, trying to prevent and beat […]

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Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad

Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad

| May 30, 2016 | Reply

On Fridays, I have help in the kitchen, so that’s usually when I do a little cooking or food preparing. I whipped up this salad in no time and posted on Instagram, and said I would share the recipe. This all-organic salad made about 10 servings. Everything but the Kitchen Sink Salad ~Ingredients~ 1 c. uncooked […]

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End of Winter Stew

End of Winter Stew

| April 16, 2016 | 2 Replies

The lightness of this End of Winter Stew I improvised two nights ago felt like the end of winter and the beginning of spring. It had to do with the beets! Click photo to view and Like on Instagram! Of course, spring is a virtually a misnomer in Southern California. We had heat waves in […]

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Get Your Garden Under Control!

Get Your Garden Under Control!

| April 16, 2016 | Reply

Get Your Garden Under Control! In “Garden Control: Hairy Vetch, Powdery Mildew” am back hacking away at my out of control garden in the latest Late Bloomer! Yes, I actually planted vetch! I hope I’m not hacking it back for years. It was beautiful while it latest though. Unlike the powdery mildew on my peas! […]

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Greens Recipes

Greens Recipes

| April 5, 2016 | Reply

Greens Recipes to go with my latest Late Bloomer, “7 Day Greens Challenge.” I hope you watch this episode where I eat my fresh-picked greens for a week. All the recipes are very simple. Bok Choy or Sweet Potato Leaf Stir-Fry Stir-frying cooks food quickly, so more nutrients stay in food. Sweet potato leaves are […]

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Winter Garden and StoneMalas Fundraiser!

Winter Garden and StoneMalas Fundraiser!

| March 29, 2016 | Reply

My latest episode covers the winter garden and StoneMalas fundraiser for Late Bloomer! Please watch, like and share! Winter Garden: Cover Crop, Worm Towers, StoneMalas is the latest offering from Late Bloomer Show. See how Kaye used cover crops to build nitrogen in raised beds and installed worm towers to increase worm activity. Planting cover crops is […]

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