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There’s Something About Planting Seeds

There’s Something About Planting Seeds

| January 6, 2018 | 4 Replies

There’s something about planting seeds. You’ve probably heard this one: if a woman remembered how painful childbirth is, she wouldn’t have a second baby. No matter how devastating losing a crop to weather, disease or pest, you always want to plant more seeds. If you’re able. I’ve been instructed to rest. With my right arm […]

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Sweet Savory Pineapple Guava Chutney

Sweet Savory Pineapple Guava Chutney

| November 1, 2017 | Reply

Today’s upload on my YouTube Channel is my Sweet Savory Pineapple Guava Chutney, a fun cooking video, my fourth. I had a few requests for cooking videos, and finally figured out a format that works in my narrow galley kitchen. I introduce and give pertinent information at the door, with natural light. Then, I move the […]

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About My Trip to the Southeast

About My Trip to the Southeast

| July 19, 2017 | Reply

Let me tell you About My Trip to the Southeast. I got home two nights ago, and have been inundated with issues. First, I hurt my knee on my Europe trip and it’s no better after 18 grinding, hot days in Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina. But, the connections both new and old were so rewarding!! […]

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Five-Year Collaboration

Five-Year Collaboration

| April 23, 2017 | Reply

Five-Year Collaboration – My sound editor, Christina Horgan, with whom I’ve worked five years on Late Bloomer Show, posted this yesterday, our fifth anniversary, on Facebook. This shows how rewarding collaboration can be. “Who knew?!” Five years ago today, Kaye Kittrell had an idea to create a web series around her experiences of transforming her urban front […]

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Get Primed for Earth Day

Get Primed for Earth Day

| April 21, 2017 | Reply

Get Primed for Earth Day and watch “California Super Bloom,” Kaye’s 100th episode, Season 5 finale! Kaye takes you on a tour of Southern California deserts in search of the Super Bloom! Red Rock Canyon, Carrizo Plain National Monument, Gorman, and Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve! Kaye put some miles on her Prius! Please watch […]

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Finally Potted Up Those Seedlings

Finally Potted Up Those Seedlings

| April 6, 2017 | Reply

Today’s the day I Finally Potted Up Those Seedlings. I am been so remiss. Each day for a week I’ve gone into the studio where they have been residing (for just over two months!) and say “Today’s the day, my friends!” And then it doesn’t happen. But, today is Thursday and my garden man is […]

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Build Compost with Seaweed

Build Compost with Seaweed

| March 15, 2017 | Reply

Learn how to build compost with seaweed with guest Ranka Tessin in Northern Germany in the latest “Late Bloomer!” Kaye’s wanted to do a soil episode for a long time. She decides to go collect some seaweed after seeing Ranka’s clips and reading her letter, which she shares. Also, one of Kaye’s favorite garden YouTuber’s, Siloe […]

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Raised Bed Reboot Rebooted!

Raised Bed Reboot Rebooted!

| March 10, 2017 | Reply

Raised Bed Reboot Rebooted! Today’s been one of those days. After uploading over 150 videos to my “Late Bloomer” channel, you still make mistakes. Or, I do. I’m still learning this bear called editing, and my export last night had an extra :24 of black on it. Which I didn’t notice, unfortunately until it was […]

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Wet Nature Fun in the Santa Monica Mountains

Wet Nature Fun in the Santa Monica Mountains

| February 26, 2017 | Reply

Check out my Wet Nature Fun in the Santa Monica Mountains vlog just uploaded! I know it’s Oscar night, but can you spare seven minutes for Part 1? Part 2 is finished and I will upload it in the morning. I wanted to check out the water rushing down the canyon after the deadly Los Angeles […]

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U.S. Botanic Garden

U.S. Botanic Garden

| February 19, 2017 | Reply

U.S. Botanic Garden  In January, I visited the U.S. Botanic Garden, located on the National Mall, just west of the U.S. Capitol. I moved to Washington, D.C., after college and spent almost two years there working on Capitol Hill, so I have fond memories of D.C. (It’s also where I met my husband-to-be.) My commute […]

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