Robin Haglund – President, Garden Mentors® inc.
Robin Haglund is the founder and president of pioneering garden coaching firm Garden Mentors®, which thrives on empowering others in their personal garden spaces. Robin is an HGTV, NWFGS, WALP, and WSNLA award-winning designer, a down-to-earth speaker, a popular writer, and a frequent garden television expert guest and contributor. Her popular articles, videos, and seminars are infused with vibrant anecdotes derived from her childhood on the farm, her daily adventures with honeybees and pets in the garden, her promising forays into growing and cooking crops for better blood sugar management, and her garden coaching experiences teaching successful gardening practices to beginner and professional gardeners alike. Robin’s garden coaching methods, design insights, seed-to-fork solutions, tips for gardening with pets, and her experiences with urban beekeeping are featured in several media sources including Organic Gardening Magazine, The New York Times, PBS’s “Growing a Greener World”, Sunset Magazine, HGTV’s “Landscaper’s Challenge”, The Seattle Times, Garden Mentors® Garden Help Blog, A Dry Rain Podcast, Fiskars Gardening Experts, MSN, and Dog Park Wisdom.
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Grow, Cook and Eat to Diminish Diabetes
Wednesday, Feb 11 at 5:45 pm / Rainier Room
If your family has blood sugar challenges, growing lower carb plant foods may be a high priority. In her poignant, personal story of triumph in the face of insulin resistance, Robin will introduce you to a number of tasty, easy-to-grow edibles, recipes & menu items that are now her current staples. She’ll be the first to remind you seeking professional medical advice is critical to managing Diabetes, but learning to cultivate these new crops has enabled her family to thrive rather than merely survive.
GARDENING 101: COUNTRY ANIMALS AND CITY GARDENS
Bring Beneficial Bees into Your Backyard
Saturday, Feb 14 at 1:00 pm / Rainier Room
Many gardeners are realizing the healthiest garden systems emulate nature, and include animals. They are taking the next step beyond vegetable gardens to incorporate chickens, bees, and even goats into their gardens. Animals and plants have specific relationships & needs, in order to thrive and be productive together. Lacia Lynn Bailey, Robin Haglund and Jessi Bloom will teach the basics of how to beautifully incorporate these increasingly popular small animals into home landscapes.
ALL SEMINARS ARE FREE with your ticket.
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