Enjoy the bounty of fresh food from your yard twelve months a year. Recreate the victory garden movement of the 1940's. Localize your diet. Beautify your yard. Teach your children where their food comes from. Protect the Environment. Save money.
How You Get Started
Starting any type of food garden project typically begins with an initial consultation so we can look the space over, hear your vision, and develop a plan to get you growing. Remember, no space is too big or too small to grow food! Please contact us or take a look below for more information:
Food Garden Consultations
Looking for ideas? Hoping to start, re-start or expand your own food garden? Want to integrate edibles into your existing landscape? Need a bit of direction? We offer a consultation service focused on helping folks grow their own food. We'll discuss related topics as sunlight, drainage, soil, soil amendments, material options, micro-irrigation, garden designs as well as herb, fruit, berry and grape possibilities. Consider it a personalized food garden tutorial catered to your needs. $55 - - One Hour.
Magic Mix Deliveries: Clean Up and Compost
To keep your food garden producing at its peak, you'll want to top-dress seasonally with a rich compost mix. Make it easy on yourself! Call or email, and we'll tidy-up and topdress your beds with our Magic Mix. In addition to mushroom compost, our mix contains a portion of composted straw to keep it fluffy plus rock powders for extra potassium and micro-nutrients to keep your food garden healthy and producing at full-tilt. $99+ tax - - Delivery, Quick Cleanup, & 1 Yard Magic Mix Topdressing
Raised Food Gardens Hoping to start a vegetable or herb garden? Want to grow your own food, but don't know how to get started? Or, perhaps you want to enjoy the fun, flavor and aesthetics of a Square Foot Garden but don't want to hassle with the installation? We install raised-bed gardens filled with a "magic" compost blend to ensure the health and productivity of your plants from the start. We offer basic installs, planting, and/or personalized installation workshops to transfer as much food garden knowledge as possible into your hands.
Come on Man in Overalls! Make it easy for me... Purchase a Garden "Future." Includes one 4x10 or two 4x4 raised beds, installed, filled with "magic" compost-mix plus plants, seeds, a planting tutorial, and a free post-planting one-on-one check-in mini-workshop.
Apples, pears, pomegranates, persimmons, pummellos, peaches, blackberries, blueberries, strawberries, oranges, tangerines, satsumas, kumquats, grapefruits, loquats, mulberries, muscadine grapes, kiwis, bananas, figs, pineapple guavas, mahaws, pawpaws, you name it. If it bears fruit and is adapted to the north Florida environ, we can plant it.
Custom Food Gardens Whether you want a table-top garden, an herb garden of cedar construction, an edible landscape, or a picnic area in your back yard complete with raised-beds and a grape arbor over top, we can bring your food garden dreams to fruition. Click here for more photos.
Community and School Garden Facilitation Whether you're looking for advice, referrals, consultations, community organizing, assistance with developing your core garden committee, a site-specific design, installation services, fundraising campaigns, and/or educational programming, we'll facilitate your project piecemeal or from start to finish. Having served on the team responsible for the Tallahassee Community Gardening Program, we are positioned and informed to aid neighborhoods and community groups through the process of establishing community gardens on city property. Recent projects include Southwood Community Garden, Kate Sullivan School Garden, Ruediger Elementary's After School Garden, Astoria Park School Garden, Faith & Christ Presbyterian Gardens, FBMC Benefits Management Company Garden. One Hour Intro Consult - Free as time permits
Education/Workshops/ Speaking Engagements
Hands-on food garden workshops for kids and adults. After school programs, Saturday morning neighborhood workshops, community garden seminars, lunch-n-learn talks on how to eat seasonally or no-work gardening... Click here for more info or send an email. We'll work with you to make it happen.