header image for blog post from Toni Gattone titled Care Instructions for Our Gardens and Our Lives

Last month, I started a series of blog posts where I’m sharing some of my go-to practices that I’ve cultivated over the years for growing a thriving garden, how my love of gardening inspired me to take better care of myself, as well as some of the steps I’ve taken along the way, that have …

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The Magic of Metaphors: Care Instructions for Our Gardens and Our Lives Part 1 of 3

One of the many gifts I’ve received from my passion for gardening has been experiencing how the consistency, patience, observation, and resilience needed for growing a thriving garden has also been such a great teacher for what is needed to create a rich and rewarding life.  For many of us, gardening has been a constant …

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Prune Away What’s Keeping Us from Thriving  Something I’ve appreciated about gardening over the years are the rich metaphors it provides for a life well-lived. There is something about stepping through the garden gate in my mind and considering the questions I’m being challenged by, through the lens of tending to my garden, that energizes …

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Fall leaves in a pile in the shape of a heart

I am so grateful for the change of seasons. It’s not only brought striking autumn colors and cooler temperatures but also the rain! Yes, here in one of the most dangerous wildfire zones in the western United States, we’re celebrating having rain for several weeks now, which has provided quite the exhale because it is …

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For Our Planet Adapting and Growing-Resilience

I’ve been quiet the last several months, listening and writing about how I can best be of service to this community. Far too many of us are experiencing the realities of climate change. With drought conditions worsening, floods wiping out entire towns, and wildfires threatening precious forests and resources, I’ve come to realize there is …

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

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 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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As we move through this extraordinary time, it’s clear the world is changing and unclear what our lives will be like going forward. What we do know is that it’s going to be different from the way it was. Each of us will be adapting to our new normal, but we can only take it …

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