Tag: Plant photography

The Vlog at 50

The Vlog at 50

| November 30, 2016 | Reply

Consider the Vlog at 50, actually 51. From my first vlog, shot, edited and uploaded from my iPhone on March 19th this year in Vancouver, British Columbia, to my “Giving Thanks” published just before Thanksgiving, I’ve made 51 video logs this year (not counting the 2-parter ready to upload tomorrow). Add the “Late Bloomer” episodes and […]

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Growing Orange Thai Chili Peppers

Growing Orange Thai Chili Peppers

| November 30, 2016 | Reply

Watch “Growing Orange Thai Chili Peppers,“ my latest “Late Bloomer.” See me document growing them for the first time last year, how long it took for peppers to develop, why I love growing them, and problems I had this year. Also, you can find my biscuit recipe (easily modified with only ancient wheat flour) here. If you […]

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Carob Oatmeal Gluten-free Cookie Recipe

Carob Oatmeal Gluten-free Cookie Recipe

| October 27, 2016 | Reply

In “Growing Loofa for Sponges” you will see that I offered my young neighbor Zachary a carob oatmeal gluten-free cookie after our work peeling loofas. Here’s the recipe. I hope you enjoy the episode and the cookies! Carob Oatmeal Gluten-free Cookie Recipe Ingredients 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup butter or ghee 1 teaspoon vanilla extract […]

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Ugly is Beautiful, Tomatoes

Ugly is Beautiful, Tomatoes

| August 17, 2016 | Reply

Ugly is Beautiful Tomatoes. There’s a been a rash of articles in the press of late about the staggering amount of food waste in this country. Most often it’s discarded because it’s not deemed to be beautiful, or fit the ideal of a certain vegetable or fruit, while people go hungry. One of my Indigo […]

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Growing Loofah, or Luffa, a Race to the Top

Growing Loofah, or Luffa, a Race to the Top

| July 6, 2016 | 3 Replies

Growing loufah, or luffa, has a been a race to the top. The huge trellis between our garage and studio has been empty since I was forced to remove our 30 year-old wisteria vine last November. The massive trunk of the wisteria had moved the garage wall three inches and it was time to go. […]

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New Vlog, New Late Bloomer!

New Vlog, New Late Bloomer!

| June 26, 2016 | 1 Reply

I’ve got a new vlog, new Late Bloomer today for you! In case you are not subscribed to my YouTube channel, click this link and check out the new offerings. I flew over to Phoenix at the invitation of Jacq Davis whose permaculture-style Epic Yard Farm was thriving in 117° sizzling heat. There’s much more to […]

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Cactus Lovers, check this out!

Cactus Lovers, check this out!

| June 17, 2016 | Reply

Cactus Lovers, check this out! A recent stop for my travel Vlog was the Stanford Cactus Garden, also called the Arizona Cactus Garden. Cactus gardens were popular in the late 1800’s. Former California Governor Leland Stanford and his wife, Jane, hired landscape architect Robert Ulrich to design one for them on their country estate, the 650 acre […]

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Calm Before the Storm

Calm Before the Storm

| June 17, 2016 | 2 Replies

From the sublime to the worrisome, my garden on Sunday represented the calm before the storm. Full slideshow on Google+. My early morning garden vigil revealed the beginning of harvests to come, as well as problems. I’ve been spraying lemon cucumbers and tomato plants for weeks with milk and baking soda, trying to prevent and beat […]

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Greens Recipes

Greens Recipes

| April 5, 2016 | Reply

Greens Recipes to go with my latest Late Bloomer, “7 Day Greens Challenge.” I hope you watch this episode where I eat my fresh-picked greens for a week. All the recipes are very simple. Bok Choy or Sweet Potato Leaf Stir-Fry Stir-frying cooks food quickly, so more nutrients stay in food. Sweet potato leaves are […]

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Winter Garden and StoneMalas Fundraiser!

Winter Garden and StoneMalas Fundraiser!

| March 29, 2016 | Reply

My latest episode covers the winter garden and StoneMalas fundraiser for Late Bloomer! Please watch, like and share! Winter Garden: Cover Crop, Worm Towers, StoneMalas is the latest offering from Late Bloomer Show. See how Kaye used cover crops to build nitrogen in raised beds and installed worm towers to increase worm activity. Planting cover crops is […]

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