Tag: Permaculture

Almost There

Almost There

| December 4, 2018 | 2 Replies

Almost There! I made 17 videos in October and 14 in November, with only the help of my sound editor. Contrast that in the years of Late Bloomer Show, with 20 episodes per year. I’m clocking 60 hours a week between editing, traveling, gardening and social media to bring you up to date on all […]

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Europe Here I Come

Europe Here I Come

| May 21, 2017 | Reply

Europe Here I Come – I’m rushing to leave my house in three hours for my Late Bloomer Europe tour. I’m visiting friends new and old, and meeting loyal Late Bloomer fans in person. I love my fans as much as I love my garden, and while the weather is nice in the U.K., Amsterdam […]

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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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Candied Roselle Recipe & More Phoenix Vlogs!

Candied Roselle Recipe & More Phoenix Vlogs!

| November 13, 2016 | Reply

Candied Roselle Recipe & More Phoenix Vlogs! Apparently, June was the worst time to visit Phoenix this year at 118° so I returned last weekend at the perfect time to garden hop. Jacq Davis, with her unique and creative approach to edible gardening is the perfect host, especially because she is such a great cook! […]

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New Vlog, New Late Bloomer!

New Vlog, New Late Bloomer!

| June 26, 2016 | 1 Reply

I’ve got a new vlog, new Late Bloomer today for you! In case you are not subscribed to my YouTube channel, click this link and check out the new offerings. I flew over to Phoenix at the invitation of Jacq Davis whose permaculture-style Epic Yard Farm was thriving in 117° sizzling heat. There’s much more to […]

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Calm Before the Storm

Calm Before the Storm

| June 17, 2016 | 2 Replies

From the sublime to the worrisome, my garden on Sunday represented the calm before the storm. Full slideshow on Google+. My early morning garden vigil revealed the beginning of harvests to come, as well as problems. I’ve been spraying lemon cucumbers and tomato plants for weeks with milk and baking soda, trying to prevent and beat […]

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Reflecting on my First Live Webcast

Reflecting on my First Live Webcast

| April 27, 2015 | Reply

Reflecting on my first live webcast, I think it went pretty well! 41 viewers tuned in, and the replay on YouTube has garnered 737 views in two days. About half those tuning in were my constant online companions, and the rest were new garden friends! See the hangout page to scroll down for all the questions […]

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Fungi for Thanksgiving!

Fungi for Thanksgiving!

| November 25, 2014 | 2 Replies

Fungi for Thanksgiving! Beyond attempting to identify various fungi that pop up in the Late Bloomer garden, I haven’t bothered to learn much of anything about fungi in my three years of gardening (I am a late bloomer). But this Thanksgiving week, fungi are all I’m thinking about! I’ve been introduced to the scientific work of […]

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Garden on St. Patrick’s Day – New Episode!

Garden on St. Patrick’s Day – New Episode!

| April 2, 2013 | Reply

I thought I’d have some fun in the garden on St. Patrick’s Day! We had a June-gloomy kind of day, so I put on bright green, harvested some green cauliflower, made green kale dip (see recipe below), and tore out a rotted green fence. Join in the fun and share with friends! If you enjoy or […]

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