ABOUT

PERSONAL STATEMENT

“I’m very fortunate. As an organic horticulturist, fine gardener and designer, I help people keep children, pets and the environment safe from toxic chemicals, enjoy ornamental plantings with year-round interest, 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 collaborative services include environmentally friendly design, planting and maintenance, and include:

  • Improving the curb appeal, practical and ecological value of your property with smart design
  • Horticulture consulting for residential and commercial properties
  • Soil testing and amending
  • Invasive plant management
  • Garden coaching and instruction
  • 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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