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.

Creating a Sustainable Garden

By Toni Gattone | July 22, 2019

Seeking to create a sustainable garden is an act of good self care and an ideal way to garden with greater ease and more joy as we age — it also means less labor for you and contributes to more eco-friendly communities and a healthier planet. Below are some of my favorite suggestions to help …

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Toni’s Tool Tips | Haws Watering Cans

By Toni Gattone | July 21, 2019

If you like to use a watering can, in my experience as a garden rep for nearly thirty years, the only watering can to own is made by Haws, where they’ve been expertly crafted in England, since 1886. As I’ve aged and needed to adapt my gardening practices and tools, I learned that Haws watering …

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Birth Announcement!

By Toni Gattone | June 3, 2019

UPS sent me an email they left a package on my doorstep. I wasn’t expecting anything from Amazon, so I decided to check it out. I saw the return address was from Timber Press, my publisher. It took my breath away! Oh my God, it must be … yes, it’s the advance copy of my …

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When Should You Start Thinking About Adaptive Gardening?

By Toni Gattone | May 5, 2019

Now! Start where you are. Think about what hurts you when you garden. Decide what chores have become increasingly difficult to do. Then take a hard look at your garden and plan for whatever the future may hold. Let’s face it, we are living in a stressful and complicated world. All the more reason to …

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Meet My New Friend Rosemarie Rossetti

By Toni Gattone | April 13, 2019

Rosemarie Rossetti was referred to me by a mutual friend who knew we just had to meet because we speak on the same subject, but from two different angles. We talked for an hour and a half, and only at the end did we realize we are both blessed to be Sicilian! Rosemarie tells an …

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