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garden mentor (robin haglund)

Member since: March 03, 2010



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Seattle, Wa 98107
USDA hardiness zone 7B


robin haglund

Member since:

March 03, 2010

About me

I’m a professional garden coach and award-winning garden designer with a passion for cultivating beautiful, functional, sustainable outdoor spaces. I’ve gardened, ranched, and farmed all over California, in Virginia and most recently in Seattle. As an award winning, professional landscape designer and professional garden coach (aka garden mentor, garden tutor or gardening consultant), I have a passion for teaching interested people of all gardening skill levels how to become more active and successful in their gardens, and I enjoy furthering my own gardening knowledge through continuing education, networking with other professionals and learning-by-doing. I do this through my Seattle, Washington-based garden coaching and garden design company, Garden Mentors Inc.

Current project

Very excited to be getting honey bee hives and orchard mason bee houses this season in my own garden!

Type of gardener

Garden Coach & Designer

Favorite garden activity

Helping others learn to love gardening

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hey there! so fun to meet you and corky and see the bees. That was the most interesting (and scary) video I have shot yet!
FigTree commented on 06/26/10
Couldn't have been any crazier than your swarm film. I looked it up online - hilarious! It was great to meet you too!!
garden mentor replied: on 06/26/10
also you can set up a hyperlink within your profile to your blog- just go to "edit profile" under your avatar and you can set it up there as well as your twitter account if you have one...
FigTree commented on 06/16/10
honey bee hives sound very exciting- like living on the edge! We just got some Mason Bees hoping they will help our lack of pollination problem. Hope to hear all about the bee adventure :)
FigTree commented on 03/03/10
Sorry if I never responded. Spring is insane. We are loving the honey bees. I've done a lot of writing about them on my blog at -- including adding video of the swarm action last week. Today we found out the new queen has emerged. We have yet to see how she works out. I have a lot of video up on youtube as well. If you guys want to do a piece on honey bees in urban gardens, let me know. I'd be happy to see about setting something up here. Cheers :) Robin
garden mentor replied: on 06/16/10
that would be amazing! I would love to do a piece on honeybees... My email is i know spring is BANANAS!! so whatever time works is great!
FigTree replied: on 06/16/10
hey there garden mentor! <br/> <br/>Welcome to Dig The Dirt... we are super happy you made it here. We don&#x27;t want to brag, but we&#x27;ve got a lot to offer here! <br/> <br/>Start a Gardening Journal/ Blog: just click on the tab &quot;contributions&quot; above and start writing and uploading photos. This is where you can really get the word out about how you are involved with gardening as your post lives on the homepage for all to see! <br/> <br/>Become a Featured Member: Every week we choose one member who has been active on our site and highlight them. <br/> <br/>If starting a blog is too intimidating you can read articles and ask questions: We have tons of info all over this site and there is so much more to come, so keep browsing. Ask any question you have and other members will answer, and if they don&#x27;t I will find out the answer for you! <br/> <br/>Make some friends: Don&#x27;t be shy- so far everyone is really kind and generous here. Just click on the green tab &quot;gardeners&quot; above and you can search by zone or city to make buddies in your area. <br/> <br/>Give us Feedback!! This is really important to us, as we are a brand new site, still in beta and we are working our hardest to bring you a great website. HAPPY GARDENING! <br/> <br/>BTW- you can set up a link to your website on your profile, all we ask for is for you to give us a link back ;)
FigTree commented on 03/03/10