Category: Garden Musings

Some Thoughts at the End of the Year

Some Thoughts at the End of the Year

| December 31, 2014 | 10 Replies

Some thoughts at the end of the year, and how technology has changed my life. ~ My first conscious thought this morning, after the initial recognition that the wind was blowing and I hate wind (unless I’m in Hawaii), was, Walker is never going to live at home again. I had woken at 5:30AM, and […]

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Tribute to an Allotment and a Loving Father

Tribute to an Allotment and a Loving Father

| December 7, 2014 | 2 Replies

Tribute to an allotment and a loving father is “Save the Last Dance for Me” by English writer Dallas Dyson at http://crazytraintotinkytown.com/. I connected with Dallas when I first published Late Bloomer Show as a blog in 2012, and though many of my first WordPress followers disappeared when I converted my blog to a full-service website, Dallas […]

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Make it a Learning Experience

Make it a Learning Experience

| July 16, 2014 | Reply

Make it a learning experience is my motto. That’s how I approach every encounter in my garden. From neighbors walking by who want to learn, or have something to teach me, to encountering pests and issues, I’m always on the lookout to absorb or share. I was up late working on a new episode of “Late Bloomer,” and […]

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When You Know You’re Hooked (On Gardening)

When You Know You’re Hooked (On Gardening)

| April 15, 2014 | 12 Replies

When you know you’re hooked on gardening is something I’ve been wondering a lot about in my third year of this glorious endeavor. Am I hooked? Could I walk away from it? Quit it cold turkey? Am I addicted? Yesterday, I got my answer. An actor had brought a bag of grapefruit and tangerines from his trees […]

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Valentine Garden – My Special Day

Valentine Garden – My Special Day

| February 14, 2013 | 19 Replies

Valentine Garden – My Special Day. I was born on Valentine’s Day during one of the biggest snowstorms in Tennessee history, according to my mother. My parents couldn’t agree whether I was born in the morning or at night. Back then, they put the expectant mothers to sleep for the delivery, so the confusion is […]

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The Power of We

The Power of We

| October 15, 2012 | 15 Replies

The Power of We is the theme of Blog Action Day. When I think about the Power of We, and how it relates to this most pivotal year for me – creating an urban edible garden in my front yard, creating community in my neighborhood, meeting gardeners and farmers, creating an online community with my blog, […]

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