Meet the Vego Garden Grove
At Vego Garden, we believe that a sustainably organic, farm-to-table lifestyle is possible for every gardener,
no matter their skill level. The more we can share this message, the more lives we can change for the better.
That's where our Vego Garden Grove comes in. The people who make up our Vego Grove, our Influencers and
Ambassadors, are incredible individuals who are active in their communities, and motivated to make the world a
better place. They're gardeners, farmers, nature-lovers, and educators. They help spread the joy and power of
gardening to their followers and inspire everyone around them. Meet some of our Ambassadors!
Just a weekend warrior growing veggies with a splash of flowers. I love experimenting and getting creative in the garden. I use vertical gardening and solar lights to create an inviting, unique growing space.
Our sustainability goals change to keep up with the ever-changing environment. I've never had to mulch my raised beds before, but with temperatures rising, and low humidity this year, I will start mulching. We just started vermicomposting this year, which gives our kitchen scraps a home, but we are working on sectioning off a large area for hot composting so we can further reduce our carbon footprint.
Amber Benge >>
Grace Walk Farm is a 3-acre homestead in western NC. We grow organic vegetables and fruits, raise chickens and rabbits, and we teach gardening and canning workshops.
I’m obsessed with the Vego beds!
I have 25 raised beds made from lots of materials, but the Vego beds are by far the best.
We want to reduce dependence on the grocery store and grow as much food as possible at home.
Anna G. >>
Self taught gardner growing organic food in my backyard not only to feed my family but to share with others year round in my desert garden.
Getting others involved with being more sustainable by teaching them how easy it is to save seeds, recycle, compost & grow their own food. If everyone took a community minded action, no matter how small, the world would be a better place for it. More people growing their own food= no poverty, zero hunger, good health & well being.
Ara & Jim H. >>
Ara & Jim H.
We're a husband & wife team growing organic veggies for our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program on our small farm in Magnolia, Texas.
Make more of our own compost, worm castings and other inputs with community materials, regenerate the soil on our land, build an ecologically diverse farm and homestead.
Erin R. >>
I've been gardening for about 4 years and I'm 30 years old. I love growing all the classics like tomatoes, zucchini, and peppers, but I also try to grow something new and weird each year just to find out if I like it or not. My latest learning experience has been asparagus and it might just be one of the strangest things I've grown. Outside of gardening, I'm an attorney. I own my own law firm with my husband and we practice primarily estate planning and probate law. My other hobbies include playing pickleball and pampering my two dogs.
I'm always looking for small and big ways to improve my sustainability in my everyday life. A big achievement for me has been learning to compost and I hope to create less and less waste every year.
Gardening in my suburban backyard in San Antonio TX. When it comes to growing I keep it light, fun, and a bit messy. My backyard is also a refuge for several feral neighborhood cats.
gardening in support of my own mental health, eating seasonally and freshly, reducing waste by composting and cutting the length of my food supply chain by growing my own, becoming more self-reliable by means of developing my gardening skills and seed saving.
Learning to grow fruit and veggies in California Zone 9b. I love connecting with other gardeners!
I try to garden responsibly, whether that’s water-wise gardening or limiting my impact on the ecosystem by using natural and organic gardening methods whenever possible!
I’m Katie, from the Central Valley in California, and we practice Organic Gardening with our kids to teach them about the food they eat and how to maintain a healthy ecosystem in our spaces. Over the years, we've accumulated up to 40 varieties of fruits and vegetables in our beds and are always learning about more. I grew up watching my grandmother grow the most luscious garden in her small Los Angeles backyard, filled with tomatoes and green beans. She would tell me stories of growing up on a farm in the South and growing their own food. She taught me a few garden hacks along the way that are easy and have some old-world wisdom that we love to share.
Growing food to freeze and save for the winter, while having fresh food throughout the year.
mother of 5 living our best lives with our fur babies
growing healthy food for my family
Lannie A. >>
I am an avid backyard organic gardener in Maryland. I utilize vertical gardening in growing vegetables and flowers to maximize my space. I love sharing experiences, tips, and tricks, as well as DIYs for growing all year round.
My goal is to grow at least 75% of our own organic vegetables despite all the challenges of growing in a small garden all year long.
Lisa C. >>
Sustainable and organic gardener
6 in 1
and 10 in 1
because it’s modular and long lasting for years
Reduce and reuse as much kitchen and garden as resources back into our garden to continue growing more food
Marcus B. >>
Marcus Bridgewater is the CEO & Founder of Choice Forward, personality behind Garden Marcus on social media, and author of "How to Grow: Nurture Your Garden, Nurture Yourself" (HarperOne, 2022).
I'd like to grow more of my own food and reduce my number of trips to the grocery store, as well as add more native and pollinator plants to my garden.
Mi & Ales >>
Mi & Ales
Home & Garden DIYers. Learning gardening and building our raised bed veggie garden in the backyard.
Understand what the best veggies to grow each season in our zone to be able to keep our edible garden growing and thriving year round.
Michelle Bruhn >>
Michelle Bruhn is a suburban homesteader from Minnesota. She’s a local food advocate, avid gardener, freelance writer, garden educator and farmers market manager. As the founder of Forks in the Dirt, an information hub for garden and farm-to-table living, she has helped many people grow their own, know their farmer and cook real food year-round; her passion is helping folks Dig Their Food. Look for her book, Small Scale Homesteading, publishing in February of 2023.
I truly believe growing more of our own food and eating local can change the world- one meal at a time.
Nicole H. >>
Nicole Holland is a wife, mom, and avid gardener from Wilmington, Delaware (gardening zone 7a). Nicole has a master’s degree in plant and soil science and has been gardening at her home in the suburbs for over a decade. Her permaculture-inspired gardening methods and intensive planting strategies have allowed her to produce a variety of homegrown fruits and vegetables year-round on a small footprint. Nicole hopes to share some of what she has learned and inspire others to grow their own food.
Conserve water by using rain barrels
Nicole J. >>
Nicole is the co-creator of the True Food TV YouTube channel with half a million subscribers and over 45 million views. She is a writer and journalist, with work published in The New York Times, National Geographic Traveler and elsewhere; a video editor and film producer; and keynote speaker specializing in agricultural literacy. A native New Yorker, she now lives in a 200-year-old house outside of Philadelphia with her husband and son.
To maintain an organic, no-dig garden exclusively grown from heirloom seed.
Thai Gardener, Edible Garden, Flower lover, DIY dabbler
To raise enough produce to sustain my needs and the needs of those around me and to further my knowledge to others.
I'm Oma, which means grandma, and these are my gardens. I've enjoyed gardening for 30 years. A beautiful garden is like coming home. It's that piece of art that makes the room warm. Except, instead of just being art that one can see, a garden is art that one can smell, feel and taste. Gardening brings peace to one's mind and nurisment to one's body and Vego Gardens make gardening even easier! I simply love seeing them in my space and it's a joy sharing this love with others. Meet me in the garden for tips and inspiration on creating your own garden dreams.
The classic 17 inch 9
or 10 in one beds
are my favorite as they provide so many simple beautiful options to use them!! The Vego garden bag is also a favorite and makes carrying around all those garden tools a breeze. Things I'm dying to try? The 32 inch beds and the winter frost covers are definitely on my list!! Just imagine all those winter greens❤
To continue to learn and improve my ability to grow in any climate using the most sustainably organic and natural products.
Professor Mint >>
My name is Stefane, but most know me as Professor Mint. Gardening has been passed down in my family for generations, and is an important part of my heritage. My gardening journey truly started when my grandma passed down a set of pigeon pea seeds to me that were passed down to her from her father. It led to me having quite a passion and curiosity for seeds and growing unusual heirloom varieties from all different backgrounds. My quirkiness definitely shows in the chaotic little jungle I’ve created over the years. I’ve managed to cram a vast variety of things in my small backyard, including a large amount of tropical fruit trees. I love pushing the boundaries of what I can grow in my zone 10b, and bringing my Caribbean roots into my garden. My favorite things to grow are my grandmas pigeon pea mix, lots of colorful hot peppers, and different types of eggplants.
My favorite raised bed is the 17 inch round garden bed in olive green
, because it’s compact enough to fit pretty much anywhere in my garden. I also love the Vego garden bag, it holds a ton, and makes gardening so much easier.
I love to cook, and my goals mainly revolve around producing as much of my own organic, quality herbs, fruits, and veggies to create my dishes. I also try to reduce my waste as much as possible, by recycling and reusing what I can right back into my garden.
To maintain a self sustaining ecosystem, not depleting natural resources.
Rhonda K. >>
Hi friends! I’m Rhonda Kaiser. Southern Home & Farm is my pursuit of all things home, garden and farm. My rural background, Texas Master Gardener achievements, interior and landscape design studies allow me to create inspirational sanctuaries of home and outdoor spaces to share with my followers. For me, our farm is an escape and the perfect setting to bring nature and vintage décor together for beautiful living.
Reduction of landscape water, seasonal crop rotation and reduced soil erosion
I am an Organic Gardener. Hi, my name is Sandra, I am based in Southern California, Zone rob, because of the bless of our weather, we do not have frost date and able to grow year-round.
My goal is to help and inspire others to grow their own food and providing useful tips.
Middle Tennessee gardener hoping to encourage others to grow something!
To grow as much of our family’s food as possible!
Sarah Considine >>
Born and raised in Long Beach, California- moved to San Diego after college. My passion for health and plant-based cooking started over 20 years ago and has flourished into an obsession with living with intention, eating foods from the earth and feeding the community wholesome real food meals made with love.
To produce as much of our own food as possible, and to one day have a compost continuously giving back to the garden.
Stacie is a mental health advocate, surfer and ocean activist, newbie urban farmer and community builder. She and her husband are passionate about learning to grow their own organic food, build biodiversity, regenerate the soil, raise backyard chickens, and share stories with others interested in impact work for the planet.
The Cascade Bed!!! AKA misfit bed!
Grow our own organic food, recycle / upcycle water (living in a drought state), build healthier soil, design ""ocean friendly gardens"" built to retain moisture and lower runoff and pollution into the oceans and waterways.
Tien H. >>
I am a registered dietitian by profession, wife to an architectural designer, and mother to four little humans. Although I’ve always been surrounded by avid gardeners, it never occurred to me to start growing my own food until I had my first child. My first “garden” was a couple of little planters tucked along the edge of a tiny Boston balcony. My harvests were at best unremarkable but enough to sow the love for gardening in me to last a lifetime. While nurturing my tiny garden, I would daydream about a bigger space to grow more food. In 2014, my dream came true when our family moved to Miami, FL. I now garden on a 0.18 acre lot. Delectable Day is a space I carved out to dedicate to the things I love outside of my dietetic profession and role as wife and mother. One of the things I love most is gardening. I am not a garden expert. Everything I learned, I did it by scouring google academy, reading all the gardening books I can get my hands on and following all that up with lots of trials and errors in our garden.
To nourish my family with produce from the garden
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