Tag: gardening

Frankly Remarkable Balancing Act

Frankly Remarkable Balancing Act

| May 14, 2018 | 2 Replies

My frankly remarkable balancing act began in late January when I got a call offering me a part in a play. I wasn’t even driving yet, after the injury I sustained on Schweitzer Mountain on Christmas Eve. In fact, I was spending days mostly just getting showered and dressed, which took forever, fed (a very generous […]

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Braised Chard Southern Style

Braised Chard Southern Style

| April 4, 2018 | Reply

Sunday I made Braised Chard Southern Style. I bought Charlotte Chard seeds Gina from Open Circle Seeds at the National Heirloom Expo last September. I planted them in a small planter, and had gorgeous leaves in need of eating. The fog had rolled in and I had a hankering for some Southern comfort food. I hope […]

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I Can’t Do Dishes, But I Can Edit

I Can’t Do Dishes, But I Can Edit

| January 29, 2018 | Reply

At least, I can edit. I can’t do dishes, but I can edit. Of all the various things I initially thought I wouldn’t be able to do with a broken right arm, edit videos was at the top of the list. I wondered, for the first ten days, most of which were spent in acute […]

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Two New Growing Peppers Videos

Two New Growing Peppers Videos

| November 20, 2017 | 2 Replies

I have two new growing peppers videos, which detail the complete start to finish experience. This year I grew 36 pepper plants, about 16 varieties, and all looked good till the end of August. While I was away for two nights at the National Heirloom Expo, 31 plants got attacked by leaf miner. My two […]

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Sweet Savory Pineapple Guava Chutney

Sweet Savory Pineapple Guava Chutney

| November 1, 2017 | Reply

Today’s upload on my YouTube Channel is my Sweet Savory Pineapple Guava Chutney, a fun cooking video, my fourth. I had a few requests for cooking videos, and finally figured out a format that works in my narrow galley kitchen. I introduce and give pertinent information at the door, with natural light. Then, I move the […]

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Best Fig Jam Recipe, Super Easy!

Best Fig Jam Recipe, Super Easy!

| August 26, 2017 | 2 Replies

This is the best fig jam recipe! Figs are in season and my brown turkey fig tree is producing 6 to 7 huge figs a day. I decided to make my first cooking video. Please watch and let me know if you like it! This recipe is adapted from Russ Parsons, The California Cook, at […]

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English Countryside Through My Lens

English Countryside Through My Lens

| August 14, 2017 | Reply

I bring you the English Countryside Through My Lens. From May 21st to May 31st, 2017, I traveled in the U.K. My goal was to expose my readers to gardens and English countryside they might not otherwise see, or would like to see again. And being a member of Broadband TV, a YouTube partner, I have […]

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About My Trip to the Southeast

About My Trip to the Southeast

| July 19, 2017 | Reply

Let me tell you About My Trip to the Southeast. I got home two nights ago, and have been inundated with issues. First, I hurt my knee on my Europe trip and it’s no better after 18 grinding, hot days in Tennessee, Alabama, South Carolina and North Carolina. But, the connections both new and old were so rewarding!! […]

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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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Finally Potted Up Those Seedlings

Finally Potted Up Those Seedlings

| April 6, 2017 | Reply

Today’s the day I Finally Potted Up Those Seedlings. I am been so remiss. Each day for a week I’ve gone into the studio where they have been residing (for just over two months!) and say “Today’s the day, my friends!” And then it doesn’t happen. But, today is Thursday and my garden man is […]

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