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New Beginnings

Spring has finally arrived in Southern Oregon, and everywhere you look it’s green and full of color, you feel it, you see it and you smell it. It’s a time of new beginnings, also for Dr. Tae Yun Kim, who … Continue reading

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The rewards of being patient

In Dr.  Tae Yun Kim‘s garden, there are many different plants, among them all sorts of fruit trees. Dr. Tae Yun Kim uses growing fruit as a symbol for patience in reaching a goal. “Unfortunately, we are bombarded by the media with … Continue reading

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Turning negative into positive – as seen through the example of Calla Lilies

A very special place in Dr. Tae Yun Kim‘s garden was being literally and completely overrun by Calla Lilies.  They had choked out all other plants, and the gardeners dug up all the Calla Lilies to plant them elsewhere, where they … Continue reading

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Size does not matter (Really!)

A garden provides many things, beauty and serenity, shade, sunshine, wonderful scents, butterflies, hummingbirds and of course, it can provide us with the most delicious homegrown fruits and vegetables. Dr. Tae Yun Kim emphasizes that when you prepare and eat food, … Continue reading

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The beauty and power of a simple Geranium

Dr.  Tae Yun Kim has a beautiful estate, with over 1,000 rose bushes of all sorts.  But there are many other plants with wonderful flowers as well. For example, the humble Geraniums. When I was walking through the garden recently, … Continue reading

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Life happens only now!

These views in Dr. Tae Yun Kim s garden reminded me of a quote from one of her many books, “Seven Steps to Inner Power:” “Living in the now – Your Silent Master speaks to you always in the present moment, because … Continue reading

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Winter Beauty in the Garden

Winter in Northern California is very 2-faced.  It can be beautiful sunshiny one day, and torrential rains the next.  But to me, it’s all beautiful, I know we need the rains, and the rains bring new growth – and this … Continue reading

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