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Debbie Teashon

Blogger, and co-author, Gardening for the Homebrewer

Debbie Teashon is co-author of Gardening for the Homebrewer: Plants for Making Beer, Wine, Gruit, Cider, Perry, and More (Voyageur Press, 2016), which won a Silver Award from the GWA in 2016. A freelance garden writer and photographer, her articles and photographs have appeared in Fine Gardening, Garden West, Master Gardeners, Tardigarde (Swedish based) magazines, and the Oregonian newspaper. Debbie’s passion for gardening spills over into her monthly column, ‘Garden Life’ for Kitsap Week, and bimonthly articles for West Sound Home and Garden magazine. When she is not writing and photographing, you can find her gardening or researching plants for her web site Rainy Side Gardeners at Debbie has been a guest on ‘Gardening with Ciscoe Morris’ radio show in Seattle, NPR’s ‘Louisiana Eats with Poppy Tucker’, and ‘GardenTime TV’ program in Portland.


Toasting Your Health: From Your Garden to Your Glass

Freshness and flavor is one of the most important elements that comes straight from your garden. Expand your basic edible garden to include your beverages – many vegetables and fruits can serve a dual purpose. Debbie walks you through designing an incredible edible garden in your mixed borders and containers. She also shows you how beautiful a garden can be packed full of edible plants and their role in creating the best tasting adult beverages.

Thursday, Feb 23 at 5:45 pm / Rainier Room / Book signing to follow