Tag: nature

Wet Nature Fun in the Santa Monica Mountains

Wet Nature Fun in the Santa Monica Mountains

| February 26, 2017 | Reply

Check out my Wet Nature Fun in the Santa Monica Mountains vlog just uploaded! I know it’s Oscar night, but can you spare seven minutes for Part 1? Part 2 is finished and I will upload it in the morning. I wanted to check out the water rushing down the canyon after the deadly Los Angeles […]

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On the Beaten Path: Great Falls Park

On the Beaten Path: Great Falls Park

| February 1, 2017 | Reply

On the Beaten Path: Great Falls Park – I started my adult life in Washington, D.C. working on Capitol Hill for a U.S. Senator and still have friends in the area. I love to return there and marvel at the natural and man-made wonders from time to time. During a recent visit, I dropped into […]

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Nature Walk – Name that Fungus!

Nature Walk – Name that Fungus!

| November 29, 2014 | 2 Replies

Nature Walk – Name that Fungus! If you’ve been following “Late Bloomer” the last couple of weeks, you know I have fungi on the brain! (See my article “Fungi for Thanksgiving!”) I’m drinking mushroom tea, eating mushrooms, I ordered mushroom immune defense supplements, and I even tried to get a grocer at my market to give […]

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Ladybird Beetle – It Was in My Hand!!

Ladybird Beetle – It Was in My Hand!!

| January 16, 2013 | 5 Replies

I have so much to do, I don’t know where to start. I’m getting a little overwhelmed. Spraining the ankle on New Year’s Day didn’t help me get off to the roaring start I’d planned. I took a cup of tea out to the garden at noon to evaluate and meditate. It’s amazing what happens […]

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Bye, Bye, Zuke, Bye, Bye!

Bye, Bye, Zuke, Bye, Bye!

| October 7, 2012 | 12 Replies

Bye, Bye, Zuke, Bye, Bye! It’s been five days since my last post, and eight days since the onset of a doozy of a chest cold. I’ve spent no more than an hour in the garden any day for the last week, not enough! Three days ago, my zucchini plant looked great with several fresh […]

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My Little Lemon Tree

My Little Lemon Tree

| September 15, 2012 | 9 Replies

My Little Lemon Tree, my so-called “ever-bearing” Meyer lemon tree, has not born a ripe lemon since last November. It had quite a lot of blooms in the spring, but, it’s September, and, though carrying two dozen lemons, the leaves don’t look so well. I recently gave it more iron, organic plant food, alfalfa meal, […]

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Aphids and Planting with Linden

Aphids and Planting with Linden

| September 1, 2012 | 5 Replies

Aphids and Planting with Linden: I started at seven A.M, hand-watering. When it’s quiet out, and you take a good look at how things are in the garden, you get drawn in. First, I tidied up my tomato and watermelon vines (it seems there’s more of that to do every day now with the summer […]

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Rainy Day-Episode 4!

Rainy Day-Episode 4!

| May 4, 2012 | Reply

What can you do in the garden on a cold, rainy day? Kaye finds out in “Rainy Day – Episode 4” of “Late Bloomer!” Thanks for watching!

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