Archive for January, 2013

Ladybird Beetle – It Was in My Hand!!

Ladybird Beetle – It Was in My Hand!!

| January 16, 2013 | 5 Replies

I have so much to do, I don’t know where to start. I’m getting a little overwhelmed. Spraining the ankle on New Year’s Day didn’t help me get off to the roaring start I’d planned. I took a cup of tea out to the garden at noon to evaluate and meditate. It’s amazing what happens […]

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Growing Corn Curbside Proves Challenging

Growing Corn Curbside Proves Challenging

| January 14, 2013 | 4 Replies

Growing Corn Curbside proves challenging for Kaye’s first effort at growing corn. Pests and poor pollination are factors. Please watch and share “Growing Corn Curbside,” the 20th episode and end of Season 1! Also, the corn episode completes the corn, tomato and watermelon trilogy. Watch here, or higher resolution, including HD, on YouTube. Once again, I […]

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My Seriously-flawed Hand-knit Sweater

My Seriously-flawed Hand-knit Sweater

| January 9, 2013 | 6 Replies

My seriously-flawed hand-knit sweater will never be worn. But first, a little background on my obsession with knitting. There’s one thing about being laid up with a sprained ankle over the holidays, out come the knitting needles. I’ve been mad about knitting since I taught myself to knit and crochet when I was young. I […]

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New Year Garden News!

New Year Garden News!

| January 8, 2013 | 14 Replies

I’m so glad I got the garden planted when I did in November. December was unseasonably cold for Southern California, and wet. I made an heroic effort on November 30th, remembering the six months without rain, to capture rainwater during the first downpour since April. I ripped one gutter down pipe away from the house, […]

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