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29 07, 2020

Let’s Grow Together

By |2020-09-12T04:58:22+00:00July 29th, 2020|Edible Garden|

Haven’t you seen or been in one of those long lines at the grocery store, since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic? Maybe fruit and vegetables are some of the items you are waiting in line to purchase? Why not [...]

15 02, 2016

Dandelions for Dinner

By |2020-09-12T05:01:31+00:00February 15th, 2016|Edible Garden|

The weather has been precarious in California and so I’ve been a bit reluctant to plant tender greens lest they succumb to another cold weather front.  What has been popping up throughout my bare garden beds are dandelions. As a [...]

5 06, 2014

Water-Wise Plant Solutions

By |2020-08-06T17:56:39+00:00June 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Water-Wise Plant Solutions Seems like the water shortage is really taking its toll on gardens around the city. Sometimes it takes a crisis for us to wake up and realize that we were taking too many things for granted. Sometimes [...]

8 04, 2014

Avocado Trees

By |2020-08-06T17:57:04+00:00April 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Avocado Trees I had a delightful visit with a new client, Meg, last week. We walked around her property to discuss ideas for landscape improvements and a precious moment was had when we came to the avocado tree. Her son [...]

13 03, 2014

Urban Chickens

By |2020-08-06T17:58:14+00:00March 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Urban Chickens Baby Chicks Born March 3, 2014 Consider farm fresh Omega 3 eggs right from your own back yard! Our newest venture is to introduce chickens into urban gardens. If you have a yard that has at [...]

9 02, 2013

Recharge Your Energy and Your Life

By |2020-08-06T17:59:53+00:00February 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Recharge Your Energy and Your Life I had a tremendous response to my posting on Losing Belly Fat and some readers wanted to know what exercises I did to help with the weight loss and to increase my energy levels. [...]

12 09, 2012

Nature’s Sacred Geometry

By |2020-08-06T18:00:44+00:00September 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Nature's Sacred Geometry Have you ever looked closely at a sunflower and seen the myriad swirls and spirals that make up the innermost part of the flower? It is fascinating to me to see the intricacies of the design of [...]

12 09, 2012


By |2020-08-06T18:01:39+00:00September 12th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Zucca Zucca - Italian Pumpkin - Marina di Chioggia I love pumpkin and I decided to plant a new variety this year. I was thrilled to see these amazingly large leaves as this pumpkin grew in my garden. These  beautiful [...]

9 07, 2012

Belly Fat at 49?

By |2020-08-06T18:06:54+00:00July 9th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Belly Fat at 49? I spent the Christmas Holidays in not-so-sunny Seattle relaxing with friends and eating generous portions of buttery-rich clam chowder, flan, pies, jambalaya, creamed potatoes, chicken wings and whatever else crossed my path. No wonder when the [...]