Archive for June, 2013

A Native Meadow in My Front Yard?

A Native Meadow in My Front Yard?

| June 25, 2013 | 12 Replies

A native meadow in my front yard? Really? Well, I am giving it a try! I have become a fan of Grow Native Nursery in Westwood (an extension of non-profit Santa Ana Botanic Garden) which sells California Native Plants, and I had Ryan who works there, also a horticultural consultant, come to my front yard and […]

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Zucchini Carpaccio

Zucchini Carpaccio

| June 10, 2013 | 4 Replies

Zucchini carpaccio, “better than sex,” is a recipe I received from an old friend, Gary Hochberg, who responded to a call I posted for zucchini recipes on Late Bloomer Show Facebook page. Gary got the recipe from his friend, Kris Russo, at whose home he has eaten it many times. She had copied it from […]

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Gardens Build Community, Believe It!

Gardens Build Community, Believe It!

| June 10, 2013 | 2 Replies

Gardens build community, believe it! Grow a veggie garden in your front yard, spend some time out in it and you will meet neighbors who stop and admire what you are doing. That happens almost every day to me, and it’s the most rewarding aspect of growing your own food, that, and discovering sprouts pushing […]

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Late Bloomer – Summer Garden Plantings on Mother’s Day

Late Bloomer – Summer Garden Plantings on Mother’s Day

| June 6, 2013 | 2 Replies

Late Bloomer – Summer Garden Plantings on Mother’s Day is online! Kaye reviews what’s planted in her front yard organic garden for summer from veggies to perennials, to herbs and berries in pots, all to the original guitar compositions by Jon Pileggi! In addition to all the edibles named in the episode, there is an artichoke, […]

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