Gardener Story: Rick and Dawn Hess

Gardener Story: Rick and Dawn Hess

Gardener Story: Rick & Dawn Hess This is our 2nd year with Build It Up, and we have learned so much! Our first year we started a brand new garden from scratch. Brought in compost, covered the grass, then covered with a tarp for a couple weeks to discourage the...
Gardener Story: Louise Bailey

Gardener Story: Louise Bailey

Gardener Story: Louise Bailey Goodness, it’s mid-April and the weather suddenly went from flip-flops and tank-tops to furry boots and sweaters! Once upon a time, things like this kept me from even trying to garden; however, since I’ve been in the Build It...
Gardener Story: Natalie Olsen

Gardener Story: Natalie Olsen

Gardener Story: Natalie Olsen I never garden truly alone. At the very least I’m accompanied by the songs of birds when I venture outside this time of year. As my garden soil has improved with time, every turn of the shovel reveals a wriggling worm and it...
Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko

Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko

Gardener Story: Georgia Sinko My name is Georgia and I’ve been growing plants most of my life. From family gardens up to container gardens while getting my degrees. I’ve always loved to have something green to take care of. Right now, I live with my...
Gardener Story: The Steubs

Gardener Story: The Steubs

Gardener Story: The Steubs Gardening was always the heart of our backyard growing up in Wisconsin. If Mom and Dad weren’t working they were out in the garden planting, weeding, harvesting, and the rest of us kids would always be given small tasks to help out....