One of my favorite places to get inspiration for my garden is the Chicago Botanic Garden. It’s one of the places I mentioned when I was recently asked, “What is Chicago known for?” If you know me, then you know I had to talk about Chicago’s gardens when asked that question. I love the wayContinue reading “Chicago Botanic Garden Memories”
Category Archives: ENJOY
My Grand Garden Show
Going to garden shows is an excellent way to find inspiration for our own gardens. I hope you enjoy The Gardener Wife Grand Garden Show!
Everything’s Coming Up Roses
These are ideas that you could use for any tea party, indoors or outside, or for any garden party.
Christmas Greeting 2021
Wishing you a holiday season filled with love, joy, and peace
Philadelphia Flower Show
Do you have a good garden show near you? Please share it.
Tour of My Gardens
The best part of the garden walk was seeing and talking to my newsletter readers, social media followers, and garden club friends.
SPECIAL OFFER for National Gardening Day
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”
Pumpkin Eggplant Riddle
Q: What looks like a tiny pumpkin but is really an eggplant? A: ‘Goyo Kumba’ Solanum aethiopicum The orange fruit in my hand is not a tiny pumpkin: it’s a tiny eggplant! I came across the seeds for this unusual vegetable, Goyo Kumba eggplant, several years ago, and I had to try it. If nothingContinue reading “Pumpkin Eggplant Riddle”
Winter Is Waning
The snow is melting, and I’m counting down the days to spring. I try to enjoy every season, but winter is the most difficult for me. Thankfully we had very picturesque weather for the last few weeks here in the Chicago region. We kept getting more and more snow! That was okay with me sinceContinue reading “Winter Is Waning”
Here’s My New Blog
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