The Resilient Gardener

The Resilient Gardener

Welcome to The Resilient Gardener Blog, an inspiring place where
we cultivate ease and joy through our love of gardening.

You’ll find practical tips and techniques and insightful and
innovative advice to help you adapt and flourish.

Resilient Gardener Toni Gattone Growing Your Own Food With My Online Series

Growing Hope and Growing Your Own Food With My Online Series

By Toni Gattone | May 11, 2020

As grocery store shelves become more sparse due to unpredictable food supply being disrupted, gardening is going through a renaissance like we haven’t seen since World War II, when everyone was growing their own Victory Garden.  The National Gardening Bureau has dubbed this time Victory Garden 2.0. Now it makes all the sense in the …

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Growing Resilience: Drive-by-Love & Gardening Gives Me Hope

By Toni Gattone | April 28, 2020

Last Sunday was a day I won’t forget for a long time. Our amazing daughter Erin and our two beautiful granddaughters drove an hour and a half just to see us for a few minutes. I heard a car horn beeping excitedly outside and there was a lot of yelling going on. Tim and I …

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Freedom From Fear, It’s a Choice.

By Toni Gattone | March 26, 2020

In last month’s blog, I wrote about Finding Joy in Turbulent Times. Little did I know at the time just how turbulent our lives were about to become. A few weeks ago, most of us couldn’t spell pandemic. Now we have a name for the fear and anxiety many of us are experiencing. We’ve moved …

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Finding Joy in Turbulent Times

By Toni Gattone | February 12, 2020

Let’s face it, our country is going through some extraordinarily complicated times, isn’t it? Everybody’s stressed to the max and feeling on edge. With all the chaos, it’s hard to know what tomorrow has in store for us. What’s sad are the families divided by their blue and red loyalties. That divisiveness doesn’t make for …

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Looking Back Over 2019 and
Looking Forward to 2020

By Toni Gattone | December 19, 2019

As the momentous year of 2019 comes to a close, I’m looking back over my shoulder at what an amazing year this has been. Having closed my garden and gift rep business last year after three decades, I embarked on my renaissance career with a clear, unobstructed focus to take my message out to the …

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Looking Forward to 2020

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