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Raised Bed Reboot Rebooted!

Raised Bed Reboot Rebooted!

| March 10, 2017 | Reply

Raised Bed Reboot Rebooted! Today’s been one of those days. After uploading over 150 videos to my “Late Bloomer” channel, you still make mistakes. Or, I do. I’m still learning this bear called editing, and my export last night had an extra :24 of black on it. Which I didn’t notice, unfortunately until it was […]

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Giving Thanks to my Subscribers

Giving Thanks to my Subscribers

| November 23, 2016 | 2 Replies

In today’s vlog, I am giving thanks to my subscribers. From seeds to jellies, garlic, cuttings and donations, this week has been a rich one for Late Bloomer. Please watch and share my special Thanksgiving message. If you enjoy “Late Bloomer,” please share with a friend. Thank you! HOW YOU CAN HELP: I receive a small […]

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It Takes as Long as it Takes

It Takes as Long as it Takes

| August 14, 2016 | 1 Reply

“It takes as long as it takes,” was an expression I started using after I had my son. Like my mother, I’m a busy person, and am always multi-tasking. But, putting a baby down for a nap or bedtime is a whole different deal. It takes supreme focus and patience, and a floor that doesn’t […]

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Coriander Spice Recipes

Coriander Spice Recipes

| July 23, 2016 | 2 Replies

Coriander Spice Recipes – In my latest episode of Late Bloomer, I talk about saving coriander seeds and some ways to use coriander. Cilantro, or coriander as the dried seed is called, are remarkably healthful and distinctively aromatic. Coriander is the prominent spice in the Indian spice blend Garam Masala (gar’am ma’sa-la).  Kaye’s Garam Masala Spice […]

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Late Bloomer Inspired StoneMalas Bracelet!

Late Bloomer Inspired StoneMalas Bracelet!

| February 5, 2016 | Reply

Late Bloomer Inspired StoneMalas Bracelet! I am excited to announce an artistic collaboration with jewelry designer and photographer, Heather Muro. With my input, Heather has created a “Garden Collection” bracelet package inspired by the themes and colors of Late Bloomer Show! I mentioned my first bracelet in my Jerusalem Artichoke episode (click here to see). We […]

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Sharing Seeds, Helps You, Helps Me!

Sharing Seeds, Helps You, Helps Me!

| February 1, 2016 | 11 Replies

Sharing Seeds, Helps You, Helps Me! I finally got my seeds organized and photographed this week. I’ve promised seeds to a few people, including my youngest fan, a 15 year-old gardener named Ben, who loves Late Bloomer! I don’t sell my seeds, as I am new at the seed saving thing, and don’t guarantee them […]

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Grow Broomcorn for Making Brooms & Fall Decor

Grow Broomcorn for Making Brooms & Fall Decor

| October 22, 2015 | Reply

Grow Broomcorn for Making Brooms & Fall Decor – Follow my three-year adventure growing broomcorn, with the original intention of making my own broom. Tip: you have to grow more than one row to make a broom! With original music by Jon Pileggi. Give it a try! It’s fun and broomcorn makes a beautiful border even if you […]

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Supreme Scarlet Emperor Beans

Supreme Scarlet Emperor Beans

| October 5, 2015 | 2 Replies

Supreme Scarlet Emperor Beans – My story with these lavender and deep purple, graphically complex beans began last year when a garden friend sent me a packet. This friend happens to have five acres in the San Juan Islands to grow a garden as he pleases (where I have to cram everything into about 300 square […]

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Growing Peppers in Pots

Growing Peppers in Pots

| September 30, 2015 | 2 Replies

Growing Peppers in Pots, a new episode from the Late Bloomer Show. I had even more success growing peppers in 2015 than my first year success last year. This episode covers the pepper story from planting through August harvests. Please share with gardener friends and pepper lovers! ~ Sweet Pepper Varieties Grown this Year Sweet […]

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When You Know You’ve Got It Bad (for Beans)

When You Know You’ve Got It Bad (for Beans)

| July 2, 2015 | 2 Replies

When you know you’ve got it bad (for beans) is after you put in five hours from 7AM till noon, mostly maintenance at this point, since everything for summer is planted (can one ever say that definitively?), and you wrap it up (2 or 3 times), come in and eat breakfast, which you never got […]

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