Category: Grunt Work

Go Out of Your Way – Home Depot

Go Out of Your Way – Home Depot

| October 21, 2015 | 2 Replies

Go out of your way. ~ As I was taking leave after my interview with Barefoot Farmer in the spring, he complimented me for making the trip to meet him. “There are two kinds of people in the world, those that go out of their way, and those that don’t,” I found myself saying. That’s something I’d […]

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My 100th Post, Pruning! Or, the Way it Was!

My 100th Post, Pruning! Or, the Way it Was!

| September 20, 2012 | 10 Replies

For my 100th blog post since rolling out LATE BLOOMER on Earth Day 2012, I debated on what my topic should be. Should I do as usual, and simply report on the day, or should it be more meaningful in some way? I decided to report on the day yesterday, which turned out to be meaningful […]

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Drip Line!

Drip Line!

| August 31, 2012 | 2 Replies

I’ve been concerned about splashing water on the leaves when hand-watering from the hose, so I installed a drip line in the parkway this week. The area where I had corn is empty, so I need to get celery, broccoli and chard started there. Here’s the bed after I broke up the clay soil. My […]

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Hose Woes

Hose Woes

| May 16, 2012 | 3 Replies

Seriously?? That’s the question always on my mind when I am trying to water and I look around and my hose looks like this. This is actually a brand new hose (we call them hosepipes in the South) given to me recently by my neighbor, Sophia’s mom (Sophia appears often on episodes of “Late Bloomer”), […]

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Small Garden, Big Jobs!

Small Garden, Big Jobs!

| April 30, 2012 | 6 Replies

Planting vegetables and caring for them is glamorous compared to the big jobs in your yard that have to be done every spring. Since my vegetables are growing in the front yard, except for tomatoes and potatoes in pots in the back yard, I tend to ignore the back. But, yesterday was the day to […]

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