Welcome to ‘Grow With Us', an initiative where we introduce you to the incredible members of the Rise Gardens team who bring their passion, knowledge, and unique gardening experiences to the table. In this series of interviews, you'll get to know the faces behind the greens and the stories beyond the sprouts. From their favorite crops to the lessons they've learned along the way, each story is a testament to the profound impact that gardening has on our lives. Get ready to be inspired and grow with us!
🌱 Garden(s) Owned
1 Rise Garden
Working out, Puzzles, Cooking, Thrift store shopping
🙌 Fun Fact
I grew up on farm, with 5 dogs and many cats, as well as some cows, pigs, sheep, and chicken. I had an amazing childhood.
🌿 Top tip or trick for a beginner gardener
Keep your nursery lid and foil stickers on!
🥬 Favorite things to grow
Alfresco Lettuce and Basil
🪴 Are there any gardening projects or goals you're currently working on or excited to start?
I will be setting up my 3-Level Garden for the fall and look forward to eating fresh lettuce everyday!
🌞 What's your go-to personal mantra or affirmation?
That happiness is a choice.
🐕🦺 How do you unwind and practice self-care after a busy day or week?
Going for a walk with my best friend, D-vo and watching YouTube.
🥘 Share a favorite recipe or meal that you’ve made with the help of your garden.
Ground Turkey with Garbanzo & Pea Pasta and Basil!
📗 Can you recommend a book, podcast, or resource that has positively impacted you?
😌 What's a wellness ritual you've incorporated into your daily routine that you wouldn't want to go without?
Morning Walks and Fasting