Gardener Story: Liz Smith

Gardener Story: Liz Smith

Gardener Story: Liz Smith I am so thankful for the opportunity to be a part of the “Build It Up” program. Gardening is important to our family because……. well, because we moved to a farm with zero farming experience. The nearest grocery store is about 25...
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...