Enter to WIN a Scholarship!

As you know, I’m always on the lookout for the best possible tools and resources to help yo...

Sep 16, 2019

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NEW Greenhouse Workshop!

Hello High Performance Gardeners! Exciting News! Registration for the The High Performance Green...

Sep 09, 2019

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Bug Repellent 300x More Effective Than DEET

Hello High Performance Gardeners!  We have begun to do the preliminary building details on ...

Aug 16, 2019

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Pumpkins over our heads!?!

Hello High Performance Gardeners!   The building project for the new onsite classroom cont...

Aug 02, 2019

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Pest Problem Solution!

Hello High Performance Gardeners! We are excitedly waiting for the roof materials to arrive so w...

Jul 26, 2019

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Exciting NEW Development!

We are busy at the farm with more than just harvesting and tending to the gardens. This week we s...

Jul 19, 2019

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Eat out of your Garden even when it is snowing!

Hello High Performance Gardeners! The weather is finally warming up and we are getting into our ...

Jun 28, 2019

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Are you a Locavore?

Hello High Performance Gardeners! The 14th reason to become food independent is to keep us eatin...

Jun 19, 2019

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The season is ripe for?

Hello High Performance Gardeners! The summer is creeping close and the season is ripe for green ...

Jun 14, 2019

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A Special Announcement and Invitation!

Hello High Performance Gardeners! Many of you have been watching The High Performance Garden Sho...

Jun 10, 2019

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What are the 7 Habits of a Successful Gardener?

Hello High Performance Gardeners! School vacation is right around the corner! As you know, growi...

May 24, 2019

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Easy Vertical Growing Solution!

It is mid May and the warmer weather is making the plants flourish! Keep in mind that for a plant...

May 17, 2019

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Fresh Leafy Greens in just 5 minutes!

The 7th reason to become food independent is that you can teach others! If you give a child a car...

May 05, 2019

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What’s the buzz about?

I just can’t get enough of the Spring chirping and buzzing!  The excitement for the gr...

Apr 26, 2019

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Will my seedlings freeze?

The growing seedlings are proof that the gardening season is well on its way, how very exciting! ...

Apr 17, 2019

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How to Have your Garden and Eat it too!

Hello High Performance Gardeners! The weather is warm then cold, then it snows with sunshine, so...

Apr 03, 2019

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What is green, crunchy and ripening right now?

Hello Everyone! We are so excited to see the first cucumber of the year!  We have been atte...

Mar 27, 2019

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HPG Show Starts!!

Hello High Performance Gardeners!   I am so excited to start the 4th season of the  ...

Mar 22, 2019

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Free Greenhouse Workshop!

Tomato Challenge The red Robin tomatoes have moved up to their final pot size.  They can cr...

Mar 12, 2019

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Tomato Challenge Waiting , waiting , waiting!  We are waiting for the first tomatoes to tur...

Mar 09, 2019

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Hello Everyone! We had a busy week at the farm.  One of our ewes, Jan gave birth to 2 healt...

Mar 01, 2019

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BIG Harvest from a Tiny Garden - High Performance Garden Show 2016 Recap

After 33 weeks of the High Performance Garden Show, I have been amazed at what is possible in suc...

Nov 17, 2016

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The Wealth My Garden Has Grown for Me – Garden Gift 20

One of the gifts my garden has given me is wealth. Having the chance to eat super nutrient dense ...

Oct 18, 2016

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Friendship is Just One of the Many Gifts From the Garden! – Garden Gift 19

One of the many gifts the garden has given me is friendship. When you share delicious produce fro...

Oct 11, 2016

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The Power an Organic Garden Can Have on Climate Change – Garden Gift 18

The eighteenth gift the garden has given me is power. There is a deep satisfaction you enjoy when...

Oct 04, 2016

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Sharing the Garden's Bounty - Garden Gift 17

Sharing the garden’s bounty is one of the greatest lessons my garden has taught me. In my g...

Sep 28, 2016

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Satisfaction in a Productive Backyard Garden – Garden Gift 16

The 16th gift my garden gives me is satisfaction. In each season of the garden that I give the ga...

Sep 20, 2016

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Contribution in the Organic Garden – Garden Gift 15

The garden has taught me the gift of contribution. It is so rewarding to be able to contribute to...

Sep 13, 2016

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The Abundance My Garden Gives Me – Garden Gift 14

My garden has so much abundance to offer me. After 29 years of questions, failures, and successes...

Sep 06, 2016

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Learning Wisdom in the Organic Garden – Garden Gift 13

The garden has taught me wisdom in ways that no other teacher ever could hope to. The garden teac...

Aug 30, 2016

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Peace in the Weed Free Organic Garden - Garden Gift 12

The 12th gift my garden gives me is peace.  My garden is weed free, just the right size, it ...

Aug 23, 2016

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Experiencing Gratitude in the Garden - Garden Gift 11

A gift that the garden gives is gratitude. In the garden, there are many experiences that teach y...

Aug 16, 2016

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Teaching Kids Grace in the Garden – Garden Gift 10

The garden is one of the best places to learn about grace. There is no room for impatience in a g...

Aug 09, 2016

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True Gardening - Garden Gift 9

One of the many gifts my garden gives me is that it is true. When I am in my garden there is...

Aug 02, 2016

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Life in the Garden - Garden Gift 8

The garden is abounding with life. My garden and I together create the perfect nutrient-rich envi...

Jul 26, 2016

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Feeling Pride in the Garden – Garden Gift 7

The 7th gift my garden gives me is pride.  Even after 30 years, I am still in awe of what th...

Jul 19, 2016

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Tolerance in the Garden - Garden Gift 6

The 6th gift my garden has given me is tolerance. Those days when you find out that the wrong see...

Jul 14, 2016

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5 Scholarship Winners!

The 5 scholarship winners have been chosen! Now before you read the list and continue on your way...

Jul 06, 2016

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The Fifth Gift My Garden Gave Me

The 5th gift my garden has given me is beauty. Every single day the garden radiates beauty. Some ...

Jul 05, 2016

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Adventure in the Garden - Garden Gift 04

The fourth gift my garden has given me is adventure. After decades of growing a High Performance ...

Jun 28, 2016

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The Third Gift My Garden Gave Me - Commitment

The 3rd gift my garden has given me is commitment. In the Garden Gift Challenge, I am rediscoveri...

Jun 23, 2016

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The Second Gift My Garden Gave Me

  After 29 years of growing in a garden, I have been given so many gifts from the garden....

Jun 14, 2016

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The First Gift My Garden Gave Me

The first gift my garden gave me was challenge. That first time I gardened in a traditional row...

Jun 06, 2016

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