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Native Gardener

Joined 6 years ago from Topanga Canyon, California




Nature. Wild & untouched. Photographing it, preserving it, taking walks & drinking in the landscapes as they unfold.

Gardens. Touched by loving hands. Cultivated, nurtured. Drinking in those landscapes is wonderful, as well.

In my garden one enjoys some of both. Generally unpruned & wild, my plants reshape the garden as they grow. Beyond its borders, natives from the Santa Monica Mtns. await. Oaks with their shady canopies. Cactus & Sage in the sun.

And always there are animal creatures to join in the fun.

I look forward to sharing some of my experiences with you as they unfold.

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  • Quinoa from Bolivia - Gold of the Incas

    Quinoa from Bolivia - Gold of the Incas

    5 years ago

    Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a grain that comes from high up in the Andes Mountains of South America. Though it is called an amazing "new" super food, Quinoa's origins are ancient. It was one of the staple...