Okay, it’s not Christmas, and you wouldn’t get these five varieties of fresh homegrown tomatoes at Christmas, not even in California! But, the red and green made me think of Christmas. Another thing I love about growing your own food is not having to cook! It’s too hot anyway. Five varieties of tomato, with fresh [...]
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Lovely, tender buckwheat blooms! When I sprinkled a packet of buckwheat seeds onto my 6.5′x14′ flower island a month ago, I had there a transplanted Iceberg Rose, a purple daisy and 2 Mexican Feather Grass, Cosmos planted from seed in January springing up, and one dill plant emerging, which is now 5′ tall! Now, my [...]
Yesterday, I discovered I had grown potatoes for the first time in my life! When I noticed some of the potato shoots looking droopy, I thought I would dig down and investigate. In the episode “Rainy Day” I had planted 6 small potatoes in a pot, 3 purple, 2 golden and 1 red. I kept [...]
Please check out Episode 5 of “Late Bloomer,” “Downpour!” Kaye learns an important lesson about being prepared BEFORE the storm hits! With neighbor Brooke and a red-backed jumping spider. Thanks for watching!
If you have watched “Curbside Cauliflower” – Episode 2 of “Late Bloomer,” you know I am growing cauliflower in the parkway, and you heard me say, “One morning, you go out and it looks like this…and the next morning, this is staring back at you.” And there is a photo of a fully-formed white cauliflower [...]
“Growing Cauliflower Curbside” is Episode 2 of the new urban garden web show, “Late Bloomer.” Kaye’s first vegetable (ever!) is quite a challenge, but rewarding! Please watch and share Late Bloomer, episode 2, “Growing Curbside Cauliflower.”