ABOUT

PERSONAL STATEMENT

“I’m very fortunate. As an organic horticulturist, consultant and fine gardener, I help people and property managers keep children, pets and the environment safe from toxic chemicals, have beautiful grounds, and save time and money. I love helping them succeed!”

SERVICES

Carol can help you catch up and keep up with many of your gardening projects.  Her services include environmentally friendly design, planting and maintenance, including:

  • Improve the curb appeal, practical and ecological value of your property
  • Horticulture consulting for residential and commercial properties
  • Soil testing and amending
  • Invasive plant management
  • Garden coaching
  • Selective hand pruning of shrubs
  • Butterfly and pollinator gardens
  • Weed management
  • Woodland gardens
  • Low maintenance plantings
  • Interactive presentations to garden and social clubs, including her popular “Tick Talk”

Certified URI Master Gardener  Carol also serves as a URI Master Gardener, volunteering to educate people in environmentally sound gardening practices through the dissemination of factual, research-based information.

TRAINING and CERTIFICATIONS

Even during the busy gardening season Carol takes time to invest in sharpening her horticulture and business skills.  Her credentials, training, and activities include

  • Rhode Island Certified Horticulturist (RICH)
  • Accredited Organic Land Care Professional (AOLCP) Northeast Organic Farming Association
  • Certificate in Landscape Business Management Rutgers University Extension
  • Certificate in Native Plant Horticulture and Design New England Wildflower Society
  • Certified Master Gardener University of Rhode Island
  • B.S in Human Nutrition University of Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Horticultural Society
  • Ecological Landscape Alliance
  • Arnold Arboretum
  • Tower Hill Botanic Gardens
  • Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts
  • Active member of Village Improvement Committee of the Easton Garden Club
  • Active member of Plant Sale Committee of the Sharon Garden Club

 

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