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Steve Masley
Works at Grow-it-Organically
Attended University of Michigan
Lives in Redwood City, California
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Some of my container garden work was recently featured on Houzz.
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Most people know me as a gardener, but I've been doing Tai Chi for almost 20 years, both the Yang and Chen styles, and I always love seeing Tai Chi done well, where it's obvious it's a martial art, not just a moving meditation (it is both).  This 7-year old girl shows how it's done.
This cute little 7 year old girl demonstrates her Chen style Tai Chi Chuan in Kowloon Park in Hong Kong. My understanding is that she is from Heilongjiang, and was in Hong Kong for a martial arts competition. It is truly inspiring to see young children training in tai chi Chuan. It takes a ...
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+Steve Masley He seems to be have a wonderful time. Isn't he a cutie.
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With all the rain in northern California, I've had a brief break from installing gardens, so I've had some time to put into my web site.  I'll be doing a major update over the course of the winter, but for now, I've just been adding "Pinit" buttons to key photos. 
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This is a really fine article on rose pruning, concise and elegant.
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If you're getting ready to order seeds, you might want to check out my Pepper Varieties page:  http://www.grow-it-organically.com/pepper-varieties.com .
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I'll be posting photos of gardens I've designed and installed on Houzz.com in the coming weeks.  Here's a garden I installed in Saratoga last summer.
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JuicingGardener (Sheryl Mann)'s profile photo
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Elizabeth Miller's profile photo
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Gil Allanic's profile photo
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Occupation
Design and install edible landscapes, organic gardens, and container gardens in the San Francisco Bay Area. Consult on transitioning to organic and troubleshoot organic gardening problems.
Employment
  • Grow-it-Organically
    Designer, Webmaster, 2009 - present
Places
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Currently
Redwood City, California
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Organic Gardener, Edible Landscape Designer, Balcony Farmer
Introduction
I worked as a staff member of the Biology Department at Stanford for 25 years, and taught the Local Sustainable Agriculture Field Practicum at Stanford in 2007 and 2008.  After leaving Stanford in 2009, I started Grow-it-Organically, an organic gardening web site and San Francisco Bay Area consulting service.  I also design and install organic edible landscapes, container gardens, and drought-tolerant California native and Mediterannean gardens.
Bragging rights
Middleweight Tui Shu (Pushing Hands) champion, West Coast Regional, 2003 and 2004. Silver medalist in Yang Open (Tai Chi) in 2003.
Education
  • University of Michigan
    1983
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