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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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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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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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Valentine’s Garden Update, Fans, Flowers, More!

Valentine’s Garden Update, Fans, Flowers, More!

| February 14, 2017 | Reply

Valentine’s Garden Update, Fans, Flowers, More!  I stayed up very late to get this episode finished and uploaded for Valentine’s Day, my birthday! Please do me the favor of watching and sharing with friends. This is a packed episode with a February flower slideshow, a long overdue garden update (the garden I didn’t plan to have […]

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On the Beaten Path: Great Falls Park

On the Beaten Path: Great Falls Park

| February 1, 2017 | Reply

On the Beaten Path: Great Falls Park – I started my adult life in Washington, D.C. working on Capitol Hill for a U.S. Senator and still have friends in the area. I love to return there and marvel at the natural and man-made wonders from time to time. During a recent visit, I dropped into […]

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Listen to My Podcast with Urban Farm!

Listen to My Podcast with Urban Farm!

| January 12, 2017 | Reply

Listen to My Podcast with Urban Farm! I was lucky to tour The Urban Farm in Phoenix in November and interview Greg Peterson. He returned the favor by interviewing me in December on his successful podcast at Urban Farm U. Learn about how I got started and what motivates me to continue to grow an urban farm (Greg […]

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Enough Rain Already!

Enough Rain Already!

| January 12, 2017 | 7 Replies

Enough Rain Already! Did I just say that? It’s been raining for days, weeks now. This “atmospheric river” hitting California has been unrelenting. And it’s pouring now. Pouring! After eight years of drought, I know I can’t complain, but this is ridiculous! In fact, it was reported yesterday that severely depleted reservoirs in California are filling […]

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