I'm a garden and floral consultant in Virginia's beautiful New River Valley, offering in-person services for locals and virtual consultations for folks all over the US. Take your time, explore the site, and let me know how I can help you reach your gardening goals. And Saturdays catch me at the Radford Farmer's Market!
I specialize in problem solving, offering creative solutions to overcome garden challenges. With my background in teaching and research, as well as 30 years of garden and florist experience, I find workable solutions to help you reach your gardening goals.
I garden holistically, following an environmental systems approach that recognizes how the health of plants, people, soil, and wildlife are all connected. Gardening this way means my fixes won't create new problems. I combine time-tested practices with the latest research to provide the best advice to my clients.
Your satisfaction is my priority, and I strive to provide advice and gardening plans tailored to you. Whatever your level of experience, you can have confidence that I will provide a plan of action taking your lifestyle, budget, and personal garden goals into account. Whether it's a few houseplants or a veggie garden for a family of 10, we'll craft a plan that's just right for you.
Lots of people became interested in gardening during the pandemic. In this episode of The Pandemic Professors we talk gardening and its benefits.
"Uncle Tom's Garden: Color, Culture, and Racialization in Garden Plants." in Sociological Inquiry.