Category Archives: Houseplants

Spring Decorating–Gardener Wife Style

I like to decorate for every season, both inside the house and out. I’m a collector as well as a gardener, and our house is small; so changing things around every few months gives me the opportunity to rotate and highlight … Continue reading

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Weather Warnings

Look at those lows, people! It’s time to start bringing in our houseplants and tropicals. (See this post’s section on First Steps of the Plant Dance for what to do.) Also, it looks like we’re going to have a first frost … Continue reading

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How Very Pinteresting!

I like to use Pinterest as my internet filing system. Whenever I find a web page with information or an idea that I’d like to file away for future reference, I pin it to one of the boards on  my … Continue reading

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What’s in Bloom at Chez Rea – November 2011

I’m still enjoying the ornamental kale plants which served me well all summer long in the Kitchen Garden  and then decorated my deck through the fall and winter. And my Thanksgiving Cactus bloomed right on schedule for Thanksgiving.

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2011 Ketchup Soup – SEPTEMBER

I don’t think anyone out there is starving due to lack of posts from me, but for the sake of any new readers who turn up here as a result of the 2011 Chez Rea Annual Letter as well as … Continue reading

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