Retirement brings on not only the gardening bug for Patricia, but also the opportunity to grow many varieties of begonia.
My name is Patricia Mickelson, and I live in Carpinteria, a small town near near Santa Barbara, California. I have been gardening since I moved here 20 years ago, but it was not until I retired about seven years ago that I got the “gardening bug.” The mild climate here on the West Coast allows me to grow a variety of begonias in my backyard almost all year round.
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