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Secret Ingredient

Every dish that I cook has my own twist on the recipe. My daughter asks me why my cooking tastes so good and the answer is always the same: “It’s my secret ingredient!” And then I whisper what that extra something is to her so that she can make it one day for her family. 472 more words

Container Gardening

Exposures: New Flora

It’s always interesting to see what grows in different parts of the country.  I’ve never seen these flowers before.

Cambria, California 2015.


July Garden Tour

We’ve been having nearly 100 degree heat the past week or so and the garden is love love loving it. Here’s a little tour! It’s amazing how much has changed since my… 272 more words


July 3, 2015 - Explosions In The Sky

July 3, 2015 – The Daily Diva…

Good hello dog lovers.

I fear this may be a very long, and very loud, weekend.

I was enjoying a nice, quiet Friday evening in the garden with my senior diva when all of a sudden… 145 more words


keeping up with the joneses; maintaining the garden in summer

It’s summer, finally.  The spring that wouldn’t come has finally gone and we are now enduring 100 degree days.  For the gardener, summer weather presents many challenges.   1,586 more words


Garden beginnings

What started as a simple request to clear a path to the berries, has become the start of my future garden!  Although we have thousands of wild berries growing throughout our property, most of them have been difficult to get to (until now!) Stinging nettles and other wild and unruly plants had entangled themselves in the bramble bushes, making berry collecting a dangerous operation.  220 more words


Naughty or Nice (part 2)

Here are the first few people on my Naughty or Nice List (for mangos):

NeighborWithCameras on the right side of my house: NAUGHTY. They keep trimming their side of the Clusia hedge that separates our yards so it is so thin that you can see through it. 409 more words