Garden Consulting and Installation

Garden Consulting and Installation

The smallest spaces can support an incredible amount of wildlife. This foundation garden has attracted numerous bees and butterflies. The homeowner even spotted a monarch butterfly in its first season! Greener Gardens can help you increase the abundance and diversity of life in your garden. Our approach is based on these basic tenets:

  • Gardens can and should sustain local wildlife.
  • Local wildlife can sustain your garden by increasing pollination.
  • Sustainable practices can make gardening less expensive and less labor-intensive.
  • Gardening should be a joy, not a job.

Garden consulting

Greener Gardens can help if you would like to move toward a healthier habitat but aren’t sure where to begin. I will start by surveying your existing landscape, identifying plant species that are beneficial to wildlife, discussing your lawn and garden practices, and coming up with solutions that will benefit your home or business and the wildlife around it. When you’re ready to take the next step, I can help you install a pollinator garden.

Pollinator and kitchen garden installation

Pollinator gardens and kitchen gardens go hand-in-hand, each benefiting the other. As I help you install a pollinator and/or kitchen garden, I will provide education on your new plants and their care. I believe that I haven’t done my job if I simply sell you a plant.

Greener Gardens is not a landscaping company, so I focus on small jobs where we can make a big impact on improving habitat for pollinators and bringing more joy into the garden. My services include:

  • General consulting and design
  • Herb and kitchen gardens
  • Native and pollinator-friendly gardens for homeowners
  • Pollinator plantings for commercial and public spaces

Sales and plant sourcing

Greener Gardens can source plants for you and occasionally donates wildlife-friendly plants for garden projects. We try to focus on family-owned, local stores when possible, while keeping in mind budget limitations and availability. If a nearby store doesn’t carry what you need, we are familiar with the stock available at specialty nurseries around the region.

We have a “no-single-use-plastic” policy, so we are always looking for donations of plastic pots. We also sell bee houses and can build custom houses upon request.

Greener Gardens is planning a pop-up plant sale for this fall! Stay tuned for more info.

Education

At Greener Gardens, educating homeowners is a big part of my mission. That’s why I continue adding more resources at growgreenergardens.com, in the hopes of providing a greater understanding of the value of individual plants and of wildlife-friendly practices.