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Specializing in colorful, water-conserving gardens

Specializing in colorful, water-conserving gardens

garden coaching

Are you looking for a little expert gardening advice?

Perhaps you'd like to start an organic vegetable garden, learn how to prune your roses or style your patio with just the right pots and plants. Maybe you're curious about natives or waver-conserving plants, or want to add structure to your garden, but you're not ready for a comprehensive design.

With Santa Barbara Garden Design's garden coaching service, Joan will provide hands-on training and help you develop your skills throughout your garden.

Whether you'd like to learn about succulents, create a dramatic focal point, start a compost pile, build a raised bed or just want answers to a million and one questions, Joan will guide you.

She'll even take you shopping at local wholesale nurseries to find the perfect plant, or to garden boutiques to find the ideal bench, fountain, arbor or ornament.

Along the way, you'll learn how to tend your garden using environmentally sound techniques that conserve water, limit the use of chemicals, and attract and sustain birds, beneficial insects, butterflies and other wildlife.

At Santa Barbara Garden Design, we pack a lot into our two-hour coaching sessions. They're a great way to learn how to dive into a new project or tune up your garden. They're also a thoughtful house-warming gift for a new homeowner.