Red, ripe tomatoes in front of fresh collard greens.
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Chicken with black and yellow feathers standing in grass and eating watermelon.

Edible garden consultation

Just getting started? I’ll answer your edible gardening questions and help you assess your site to determine the best placement for new garden beds, herbs, fruit trees, and edible perennials. 

Already growing your own food? I’ll help you take your garden production to the next level by addressing plant, soil, or pest issues, identifying opportunities for increased yield or garden expansion, and giving you quality advice and fresh ideas.

Price: $100 - Schedule a garden consultation!


Garden coaching

Learn to grow fresh, nutritious food at home! Coaching is hands-on and covers topics like site and soil prep, crop selection, planting/sowing, thinning, pruning, harvesting, pest identification and management, irrigation, and winter garden care.

My goal is to help you enjoy the satisfaction and health benefits of growing food at home, while building your skills, knowledge, and confidence.

Price: Starting at $365/month

Includes:
— Custom planting plan and schedule
— All seeds, plant starts, and organic fertilizer
— Bi-weekly visits throughout the growing season (every other week)
— Garden resource packet
— Additional tips and support between visits via email

Questions? Email or schedule a free 15-minute phone call.
Ready to get started? Schedule a coaching consultation!


Garden management

Want to grow fresh food at home, but limited on time? Garden management is your answer. I will tend your garden throughout the growing season to ensure a bountiful harvest for you to enjoy. It’s like a CSA from your own yard!

Price: Starting at $365/month

Includes:
— Custom planting plan and schedule
— All seeds, plant starts, and organic fertilizer
— Bi-weekly visits throughout the growing season (every other week) to plant, thin, stake, weed, manage pests, build soil fertility, and harvest
— Seasonal recipes via email

Questions? Email or schedule a free 15-minute phone call.
Ready to get started? Schedule a management consultation!


Berries & fruit trees

Looking for an easy way to get more fresh fruit into your kitchen? We're lucky that we can grow a wide variety of delicious berries and fruits - from blueberries and raspberries to figs, kiwi and more. I'll help you select the right edible perennials for your site.

Price: $100 - Schedule a garden consultation!


Chicken keeping

Backyard hens provide fresh eggs and endless entertainment. Have you been thinking about keeping backyard chickens, but don't know where to start? I can guide you through the process of preparing for, acquiring, and caring for your flock.

Price: $100 - Schedule a garden consultation!

 


 

Landscape design consultation

Happy with most of your yard, but have a problem spot or want to mix things up a bit? Or are you a DIYer with big ideas, but you’re unsure where to start? I’ll help breathe new life into your outdoor space by providing quality advice and custom recommendations to help you meet your landscape goals.

Price: $100 - Schedule a design consultation!


Design services

A quality design takes the guesswork out of plant selection and avoids the disappointment and expense of trial-and-error. It ensures you have the right plants and materials in the right places to create a beautiful, productive space you’ll enjoy all year-round. Simply put, it’s an investment in living well.

My specialties include creating habitat for birds and pollinators, incorporating edible plants/small-scale food production, water conservation, and providing seasonal interest.

Small design (single planting bed, parking strip, etc.)
Price: Starting at $650

Front yard or back yard only, standard urban lot
Price: Starting at $1,800

Full property, standard urban lot
Price: Starting at $2,600

Questions? Email or schedule a free 15-minute phone call.
Ready to get started? Schedule a design consultation!


Land restoration consultation

Urbanization can take its toll on our soil and water. This is especially true for land that has been degraded over time, overrun by invasive species, or subjected to significant soil erosion. Is your land in need of some TLC? Let's talk!

Price: $100 - Schedule a restoration consultation!


Land restoration planning

If a consultation alone just won’t cut it, a land restoration plan is the way to go.

Price: Starting at $650

Includes:
— Site visit
— Rough plan-view of property and existing vegetation (NTS)
— Overlay of recommended restoration elements
— Recommended plant list
— Contractor list and resource packet

Questions? Email or schedule a free 15-minute phone call.
Ready to get started? Schedule a restoration consultation!

Echinacea flowers with purple petals and orange cones.
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Four chickens.

Organic landscape maintenance

Your landscape is a living ecosystem and home to a variety of birds, insects, and plants. I use organic maintenance practices and focus on plant and soil health, encouraging pollinators, providing appropriate seasonal habitat for birds and beneficial insects, and maximizing seasonal interest.

Maintenance is available as an ongoing or a la carte service. Please note that I do not provide lawn mowing services.

Price: $50/hour (3-hour minimum per visit March - October)

Ready to get started? Schedule a maintenance visit!


Integrated pest management (IPM)

IPM can help you address pest issues affecting your landscape, while keeping your family, pets, and environment healthy. IPM prioritizes prevention and organic, non-chemical solutions first, nipping problems in the bud before they get out of control.

Price: $165 - Schedule an IPM consultation!

Includes:
— Site visit
— Custom IPM plan
— Pest identification resource packet


Vacation garden & pet care

Need someone to look after your flock while on vacation? I’m happy to provide caring and knowledgable garden and pet care.

Price: $50/day, one visit per day (North and NE Portland only)

Includes:
— Quick harvest of ripe fruit and veggies
— Feeding and wellness check for chickens, cats, or other small animals

Leaving town? Email or schedule a free 15-minute call.

 

 

"To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow."

-- A. Hepburn --