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HI, I'm Alicia

I killed everything green and never thought that I had what it would take to grow a garden. 

But that all changed as my 10-year-old son begged me for a garden. I had too. He was wanting to learn how to grow a garden, how could I say no. 

So, I started the journey of gardening, learned along the way, built my confidence, and built-up systems to make it easier for you.  

If you are someone who thinks they have a black thumb or someone who has had some success in the summer garden, come along with me as we learn to bring success in a simplified gardening method all year long.

What Would Help You to Garden?

We'll help start you down the right path

Finding Time

Is it hard to find time to garden? Let us help by giving you tips and shortcuts to make gardening easier. Use gardening habit trackers & tools to utilize your time. 

 Gaining Knowledge

Not sure where to start with gardening? You are in the perfect place. Check out the resources to help you become a confident gardener.

Finding the Space

No space to garden? Let's explore different ways that you can grow especially in small spaces. Use the information here to have a small garden of your own.

Family Fun

Have you dreamed of learning how to garden with your kids? How about giving them the skill of gardening? Get hands on help & plant a garden in 12 weeks as a family. 

Four Freebies to Help you Get Started

7 Secrets to Gardening

I’m super excited to share the top 7 secrets I discovered on my OWN path to achieving gardening success

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Seasonal Planting Plans

Want to plant a vegetable garden but not sure where to start?  Use these three planting guides for each season

Herb Growing Guide

Start here to know what herbs are easy to grow in a garden.  This guide will tell you what you need to get started today

3 Garden Themes for Kids

Includes 3 different gardens to start with your kids & you get to choose your own garden adventure to do together

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Let's make gardening an everyday part of your life......

 Garden Consultation or Refresh of existing Garden

What do you need to start a garden?

With a consultation, you will be given:

  • a lesson of timing of planting
  • a location for a new garden or an evaluation existing garden
  • a plan of action to create a garden
  • a choice of doing it DIY or having Create My Garden come & do all the hard work of starting your garden

Check out the link below for more details.

Workshops/classes- price varies
  • Make your own herbal teas
  • Create herbal health from your garden
  • Make an herbal container
  • Make an herbal container with your kids

Hands-on workshops with information that gives you the understanding of what you grow and how to use it for your everyday health. 

Book for a party in your home or office.

Click the info. button to find out more.  


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Frequently Asked Questions

I don't have a green thumb. How do I keep a garden alive?

With the right set up: 1. raised garden beds in the right location 2. organic soil 3. watering system 4. plants in the right season 5. and a coach helping you along each season there is only room for success. I believe that everyone has a green thumb. You just haven’t had the chance to have the right elements to make success happen, but you can!

How will I know what to do in the garden?

There are many levels of support. I have 3 coaching sessions built in for those who get a full Kitchen Garden System Install. Each coaching session comes with a lesson on gardening for that season, a planting plan, and an option to buy plants that match the season. For those who already have a garden in place, a Refresh Consultation can be scheduled at any time to help encourage & restart your garden for the next season. A plant guide, coaching lesson, an analysis of present garden, and an option to buy plants will also be available.

I send out a monthly newsletter for the Sacramento/ El Dorado Regions with a checklist of what to do each month. And you can always shoot me an email or message on @createmygarden.

How much time will I have to put into a garden?

Our lives are very busy, that’s why a Kitchen Garden System is perfect for you! With little maintenance & no weeds, all you have to do is harvest, enjoy the beauty of a garden, and watch things grow when you have a chance. This type of a garden is very easy to keep up with in our busy lives. I would estimate about 10-15 min. every other day to harvest and to enjoy.

How will I know how to garden if I don't live close to you? 

I will be adding resources on this website to help you match your gardening needs and help you move through gardening with ease. The courses that are coming will be like having a best friend alongside you during your gardening experience so that you grow in confidence and have fun learning at the same time! I can’t wait to go on this adventure with you!

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