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.

A Life of Resilience, Ease & Joy Starts with Gratitude

By Toni Gattone | November 19, 2019

With aging, comes change. That’s life. One thing we can be sure of, change will keep happening. When it does, that’s our opportunity to work on strengthening our resiliency because we can’t control what happens out there, but we can control what happens “in here.” Change is inherently difficult for most of us, but it …

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How About a Virtual Stroll Through Some Stunning Gardens?

By Toni Gattone | November 14, 2019

One of the best parts of my work as a garden writer and speaker is sharing with my audiences and community the exquisite beauty I encounter in the gardens I visit and in the gifts that gardening has to added to my life. Why is sharing the beauty of the garden one of my favorite …

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Book Launch Event for Toni Gattone's Book: 'The Lifelong Gardener' and Ribbon Cutting For

The Lifelong Gardener Book:
It’s Launched!

By Toni Gattone | October 31, 2019

On August 20th my first book, The Lifelong Gardener, Garden with Ease and Joy at Any Age, officially launched and is available in bookstores across the country, on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, and Goodreads. Considered to be “the gardening book for seniors”, it was quite a thrill to walk into my local bookstore, The …

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It’s Launched!

Virtual ribbon cutting and Grand Opening for , featuring inspiration, tools and resources for the resilient gardener.

Virtual Ribbon Cutting: A New Book, A New Look, and a New Online Garden

By Toni Gattone | August 7, 2019

In the Spring of 2017, I was approached by an editor at Timber Press Publishing, to write a book on Adaptive Gardening, — what an amazing ride this adventure has been!  She heard me speak at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle and she explained they were looking for a subject matter expert …

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Purple Pansies growing up through s crack in the asphalt, symbolizing and celebrating the resilience found in Adaptive Gardening.

What is a Resilient Gardener?

By Toni Gattone | July 24, 2019

What is a Resilient Gardener? 3 Guiding Principles for the Resilient Gardener: We are creative and we recognize that we have choices. There is always another way to get something done. We never give up. When I first began reading about Adaptive Gardening, I’d already been introduced to the concept, so I knew what the …

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