All posts by: katie

Best Watering Practices for a Healthy Garden

Yellow Leaves Got You Down? When you have the best intentions for your garden and want to see your plants succeed, it can be hard to hold back from micromanaging, especially early in the season when you want to nurture... Read More

Benefits of Organic Gardening – Featured in At the Lake Magazine

I recently had the pleasure of talking to At the Lake magazine about the benefits of organic gardening. For many, standard practices of big chain grocery stores (shipping in produce from thousands of miles away, using chemicals to artificially keep... Read More

It’s a family affair ~ garden by design

I know you’ve heard me say that gardens can be a place where the whole family comes together to spend time (you know, instead of in front of a television screen), and this is living proof! We just installed this... Read More

How to Vacation-Proof Your Garden

Last year at our garden-to-table dinner party, a guest asked me, “Who babysits your garden when you travel?” I immediately replied, “Why, any takers?!” Well, no one volunteered, and I get it: our garden can be a little intimidating.  As... Read More

Raised Bed Garden vs. In-Ground Garden: Pros and Cons

Here’s a question I get asked weekly from clients: should I garden in-ground or purchase raised beds? And I say, they’re both great options! There are pros and cons to both in-ground and raised beds, and it’s all about choosing... Read More

Backyard Makeover

This kitchen garden was an addition to this family’s landscape project this summer.  Fresh landscape, beautiful patio, and a kitchen garden to complete it!  Client: Sheila & Brian (and their daughter Megan, & granddaughter Sophia) Location: Lake Geneva, WI Design:... Read More