Additional Hourly Garden Coaching
Ideal for One Time Consultation clients who want to add an extra session later or are looking for a specific service such as an assisted nursery buying visit, installation help, or a brush up on pollinator habitat. No contract or commitment, just our regular hourly rate for the desired work. Check out the list below for a complete list of the services we provide for our hourly clients.
Types of services
Assisted Plant Nursery Visits- An accompanied visit to a local plant nursery or greenhouse to help select plants for the garden. We can help ensure that the plants chosen are healthy, pest free and successful in each part of the landscape.
Maintenance Plans-We take the guesswork out of garden maintenance with a custom maintenance schedule and plan for your garden. Especially helpful for perennial gardens and edible landscapes.
Phase plans- Sometimes a client has a long term goal for their landscape which needs a season long or multi year approach. With a phase plan we can help streamline and create an order of operations for the project to prevent unnecessary work and resources. The timeline is adapted to each client's time needs and abilities
Installation Guides- Particularly helpful when putting in berry bushes and fruit trees for the first time. Proper planting is essential for the long term health and productivity of a landscape, and we provide detailed diagrams and instructions to achieve good results.
Care guides- Some plants need some extra love, and we can create custom care guides for the ones that do.
Native Plant Recommendations- We have worked with many types of native perennials over the years and can recommend successful species for every garden niche, and also how to care for some that enjoy extra attention.
Pollinator Habitats- We specialize in pollinator habitats! We give expert advice on how to start turning your landscape into a haven for many kinds of native pollinators. No matter how small, there are ways to attract and sustain pollinators. We can help with a list of pollinator friendly flowers, easy ways to create habitat, and gardening methods to help keep them in the landscape.
Medicinal Herb Gardens- For folks interested in growing their own medicine and looking for help getting it started. We have experience growing and processing a wide array of common and unusual medicinal herbs, and can help steer people towards effective medicinal plants and ways to grow them successfully.
Orchard Troubleshooting- Pruning advice and instruction, basic orchard care for most cold hardy fruit trees, and help identifying potential diseases and pest problems.
Resource Guides- Recommended books and sources for knowledge, live plants, and materials. Giving you the tools to DIY.
Plant ID- Popular with new homeowners for mapping their existing landscape. We walk through the landscape and identify the species of shrubs, trees, perennials and weeds and can map them out as we go. While it can be hard to pin down particular varieties of some species we can help identify species and genus for the homeowner. We recommend bringing a camera to record for your records!