Tag: Permaculture

My Green Juice

My Green Juice

| February 8, 2013 | 5 Replies

My green juice recipe appears below, as requested. This is the green vegetable juice I have made almost every week since 2000. I just call it “green juice.” This is an alkaline drink which our bodies desperately need, because, I understand, an overly acidic body leads to disease. Meat, dairy and many other foods are […]

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Winter Garden – Season 2 Has Begun!

Winter Garden – Season 2 Has Begun!

| February 6, 2013 | 14 Replies

Please watch and share Season 2, Episode 1 of “Late Bloomer,” “Planting the Winter Garden.” Featuring the original guitar composition of “Late Bloomer’s” new composer, guitar man Jon Pileggi. I’m very excited to add Jon to our lean and creative Late Bloomer team! I’ve been busy planting a garden, making Late Bloomer episodes, creating an e-book […]

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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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Growing Corn Curbside Proves Challenging

Growing Corn Curbside Proves Challenging

| January 14, 2013 | 4 Replies

Growing Corn Curbside proves challenging for Kaye’s first effort at growing corn. Pests and poor pollination are factors. Please watch and share “Growing Corn Curbside,” the 20th episode and end of Season 1! Also, the corn episode completes the corn, tomato and watermelon trilogy. Watch here, or higher resolution, including HD, on YouTube. Once again, I […]

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New Year Garden News!

New Year Garden News!

| January 8, 2013 | 14 Replies

I’m so glad I got the garden planted when I did in November. December was unseasonably cold for Southern California, and wet. I made an heroic effort on November 30th, remembering the six months without rain, to capture rainwater during the first downpour since April. I ripped one gutter down pipe away from the house, […]

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Growing Watermelon – Episode 19!

Growing Watermelon – Episode 19!

| December 31, 2012 | 8 Replies

Growing Watermelon – Episode 19! I’m from the South, and there’s nothing I love more than corn, tomatoes and watermelon. I knew if I had a garden I had to grow all three. You’ve seen my tomato episode. Please watch and share “Growing Watermelon” – Episode 19. Since I only had a 6’x6′ space, I […]

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

| December 26, 2012 | 5 Replies

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Fall Sprouts – Part 3

Fall Sprouts – Part 3

| December 20, 2012 | 7 Replies

As the sprouts surge from recent rain, the number of species left to sprout is winding down. A few more seeds have sprouted, with a few more to go. Check out the last post, if you missed it, to see what’s sprouting in my Late Bloomer garden. I sprinkled dill seeds on the parkway to fill […]

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Fall Sprouts – Part 2

Fall Sprouts – Part 2

| December 9, 2012 | 3 Replies

In Southern California, growing food is a year-round activity, passion, and, for some, profession. There are no long, winter months to perfectly plan for the following year, we just do the best we can with what we have and keep going. This is a follow-up to Fall Sprouts – Part 1. Here are eight more sprouts […]

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Scary Fungi

Scary Fungi

| December 7, 2012 | 5 Replies

Scary Fungi! Did you know that Fungi are not plants? They are unique and separate life forms and have their own kingdom. After three solid days of rain, this group of fungi popped up in the back garden in a shady area of soil. They are not growing on rotten wood or tree roots. I […]

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