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Meet a Gardener

We’re proud to be part of an incredible community of gardeners. Our employee-owners, garden testers, customers, and partners are also critical to our story and our success. We’d like to introduce you to some of them!

Laura LeBoutillier and her videographer/husband, Aaron, are the faces behind Garden Answer. With hundreds of engaging and informative gardening videos to their credit, Laura’s internet following has surpassed 2 million. She reveals how she got her start along with her number one piece of advice to newbie gardeners in this interview.

Ian McKenna

When Ian McKenna learned that some of his Austin classmates were missing meals, he jumped into action. He expanded his garden, began donating all his veggies, and spearheaded giving gardens in local schools. Learn more about his efforts and why we’re partnering with him in feeding our neighbors.

Moon shows off her harvest in her garden in Westchester County, New York

When her mom moved to a home that didn’t have an outdoor space, Moon was prompted to start a garden of her own. Now one of our garden testers, she primarily grows veggies and herbs in raised beds. Take a tour of Moon’s Westchester, NY, garden and get inspired!

Mike Nava in his raised bed garden in Southern California

An avid and most excellent cook, Mike Nava is a customer who started growing potted herbs for his signature sauces and chilis. He’s since expanded to vegetables of all sorts and is committed to earth-friendly practices and devices. Here, Mike shares plenty of tips as he guides us through his California garden.

Jerry waters his garden in Chicago

Urban gardening presents our customers with some very unique challenges. We visited Jerry in his Chicago patio garden to see what he’s up against, as well as to help him gain greater confidence in his gardening adventures.