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Five Tips to Maximize Your Garden Harvests: Preserving as You Grow

We’re finally in the part of summer where we can start seeing some returns on the hard work we’ve put into our gardens! All my summer favorites are starting to come in, and fast! The key to not falling behind...

Organic Pest Control: Tips for discovering and eradicating pests

Nothing is more devastating than when you’re ready to start your day off on the right foot, out enjoying nature in your garden, and then you see the destruction caused by garden pests or disease. Sure, it’s a part of...

Wellness by Design: a Podcast Recap

I recently had the pleasure of talking about gardening as a path to healthier living with Jane Hogan, The Wellness Engineer, on her podcast Wellness by Design. Jane believes we all have the power to achieve optimal wellness by intentionally...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...