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.

Lessons Learned from Not Planning My Planting

By Toni Gattone | March 2, 2021

When we try something new in life OR in our garden and what we’d envisioned doesn’t happen, we might come to the conclusion that we weren’t cut out for what we’d set out to do or that we don’t have what it takes to be a successful gardener. Most of the lessons I’ve learned in …

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Plan This Year’s Garden to Maximize Comfort and Enhance Wellbeing

By Toni Gattone | January 29, 2021

The quieter months of winter are the ideal time to dream, imagine, and plan for a garden that can contribute to your wellbeing, provide a space for creativity, and an experience that energizes you, while bringing you peace. On a recent rainy Sunday afternoon, I spent hours in front of our fireplace, doing one of …

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The Joy of Kicking 2020 to the Curb

By Toni Gattone | December 15, 2020

2020 will go down as one of the most extraordinary years we’ve ever experienced. Between Covid and politics, wildfires and hurricanes, I don’t know about you, but I’ll be kicking up my heels and celebrating as we say bye-bye on December 31st.  Along the way, I’ve learned some amazing life lessons I want to share …

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Toni Gattone sit in front of her Award Winning website on a desktop computer

A Year of Milestones and Walking My Talk

By Toni Gattone | September 21, 2020

What a difference a year makes! When I’d envisioned 2020, I saw myself on the speaking circuit, traveling around the country, delivering my talks and doing book signings.  WOW… have things changed.  Although now it seems like a lifetime ago, this time last year my book and website launched. I was excited beyond belief the …

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Author and gardener Toni Gattone shows off a basket of vegetables

Growing a Giving Garden

By Toni Gattone | July 2, 2020

Growing a Giving Garden is an opportunity to give to yourself, your family, and your community.  Whether you’re new to gardening or you’ve been gardening for years, there’s never been a better time to embrace the idea of planting more food than you need to share with others in need. These are extraordinary times we’re …

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