Ann Candioto

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Ann Candioto’s peripatetic childhood, spent following her Dad’s military career, carried over into her own adult life. Coming of age in the infamous mid-60’s and evolving, by turns, from a high school art teacher, to a junior bureaucrat, to therapy for young brain-damaged children; on to Master Gardener training in 1984, plus waitressing and upholstery, then a retail business and finally garden design and consulting. She’s stuck with that, as well as the second of two husbands, for forty-five years; thirty spent on Bainbridge Island before moving to Port Townsend in 2002. She now tends a large edible and ornamental garden a couple of hundred feet above windy Discovery Bay.

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