AVAILABLE March 2013
from fine book sellers everywhere
THE PERSONAL GARDEN COACH (Christina Salwitz) is a horticultural guidance counselor, and Horticultural Photojournalist in the Fairwood neighborhood of Renton, Washington.
Christina provides every level of gardener with a fresh and objective perspective on their special needs. By focusing on organic methods, improving soil quality, pruning technique and seasonal focus, Christina translates “garden speak” into a language that gets people of all ages excited about achieving their gardening dreams!
Christina has a fun, dynamic and enthusiastic approach to teaching. She has a singular way of connecting to clients and students to make them feel like they can do anything! Her unique style is crafted through leading numerous college courses, seminars for garden clubs, and radio shows.
She has appeared in, written for and provided photos to magazines and books such as Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Better Homes and Gardens, Green Profit, Container Gardening, Birds & Blooms, Oklahoma Gardener, Grocery Gardening, The Edible Front Yard, Lawn Gone, and more coming soon.
Experienced in world-class nurseries as a buyer and merchandiser for the more than twenty years, Christina has heard it all! Specializing in teaching adult gardeners, experienced or not, in how to become a confident gardener. With a special focus on saving each client MONEY, TIME and LABOR, she has become foremost in gardening education for many years.
Christina Salwitz is a vibrant, lively container designer, public speaker and horticultural photojournalist. Her containers designs are regularly featured in magazines across the country. Christina speaks at leading Industry events such as the Ohio Floriculture Association convention and travels all over the country speaking at events for nurseries and growers.
As a teacher, garden designer, demonstrator for tips and techniques, she is also an expert in organic gardening. With in-depth horticultural industry knowledge, marketing and merchandising expertise and successful track record in increasing business income by significant percentages.
Personal Garden Coach, Designer, Horticultural Photojournalist, Manager, Supervisor, Buyer, Merchandiser, Teacher, Writer, Marketing Expert.