The Gardener Wife
Helping you to GROW SOMETHING, something beautiful—even better, something to eat!
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Let’s talk about gardening! Here you’ll find practical gardening tips for ornamental gardening as well as for growing food. I share what I’ve learned through experience and research.
I’m all about garden-to-table eating. I show how I use homegrown ingredients in my cooking all year round. Even if you’re not growing it yourself, you’ll get ideas for how to put more produce on your own table.
Everyone could use some garden-style living! I hope to inspire you with many different ways to enjoy plants and nature in your life—whether you’re a gardener or not.
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I love gardening, and I want to share that love with you.
I’m here to help you GROW SOMETHING, something beautiful—even better, something to eat!
My name is Debbie Rea, and I’m here to help you GROW SOMETHING, something beautiful—even better, something to eat!
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The best part of the garden walk was seeing and talking to my newsletter readers, social media followers, and garden club friends.
To get the most blooms on your lilacs, prune them right after blooming each year.
Last year I declared that fresh strawberry pie made with organic strawberries from my garden is my FAVORITE pie in the whole world. Last year, in fact, was the first time that I ever made my own fresh strawberry pie. I think it tasted better than Bakers Square’s or any store bought pie. That wasContinue reading “Fresh Strawberry Pie”
Spring is an exciting time because I can start planting cool-season crops. It’s also a frustrating time as the weather changes from one extreme to another. Within one week we’ve had lows of 28°F and highs of 81°F. That’s why you need to know the best time for planting different kinds of seeds and transplantsContinue reading “Hardening Off Plants”
Today, April 14, 2021, is National Gardening Day, and I’m celebrating it with a special offer. Subscribe to my newsletter now and get access to a video of my presentation on how to start a garden. Details are HERE. Do you know anyone who wants to start growing their own food?Share the link with them!ActContinue reading “SPECIAL OFFER for National Gardening Day”