Garden Coaching

Whether you want to revitalize your home’s curb appeal, lay out vegetable beds, or tackle any project in between, a garden coaching session from Cornell Farm is the first step in achieving the garden of your dreams. In this personalized 90-minute walk-through of your garden, one of our experts will work with you at your home to develop a plan for your outdoor space, generate on-the-ground ideas, and offer advice on plant selection, layout, and care — all for just $300. And as an added benefit, every Garden Coaching appointment includes a personal shopping session of up to one hour with a team member at the Nursery!

We offer two session types: General Garden Coaching and Kitchen Garden Coaching. Keep reading to learn more about each and to schedule your appointment.

General Garden Coaching

With more than 18 years of professional garden design experience, our designer Bill Clodfelter is a fantastic resource for gardeners of all kinds, but especially those looking to create beautiful ornamental gardens here in the Pacific Northwest. (Browse past examples of his work on his website.)

He offers consultations on Tuesdays at 11am and on Saturdays at 10am and 12:30pm.

Potential Topics for Bill

  • Planning and laying out ornamental beds and borders.
  • Editing existing plantings to better meet your vision and goals.
  • Choosing and siting trees, shrubs, and perennials based on your unique growing conditions.
  • Adding seasonal interest to your garden for year-round beauty.
  • Improving the curb appeal of your home.
  • Developing a maintenance plan for your garden.
  • Help with plant identification.
  • Tips on plant care and maintenance.
  • Troubleshooting with an experienced gardener.
  • ...and more!

Available Appointments: General Garden Coaching

All available appointments are listed as "Unnamed records" because they're waiting for your name. :)
To claim your appointment slot, please write your preferred date and time in the "Notes" section of your cart at checkout.

Kitchen Garden Coaching

For the lovers of fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs, we are excited to now offer Garden Coaching sessions tailored to edible gardening, as well. Our longtime kitchen garden lead, Cynthia DuVal, brings a lifetime of vegetable gardening experience to each session, and she has an abiding passion for helping DIY gardeners enjoy an abundant, healthy harvest.

Her sessions are offered on Saturdays at 10am and 2pm.

Potential Topics for Cynthia

  • Planning and laying out a kitchen garden or backyard orchard.
  • Choosing and siting edible plants based on your unique growing conditions, vision, and goals.
  • Developing a plan for companion or succession planting.
  • Recommendations on how to prune and care for fruit trees.
  • Organic solutions to prevent fungal and insect damage to fruit trees.
  • Tips on plant care and harvesting.
  • Recommendations for appropriate soil amendments.
  • Troubleshooting with an experienced kitchen gardener.
  • ...and more!

Available Appointments: Kitchen Garden Coaching

All available appointments are listed as "Unnamed records" because they're waiting for your name. :)
To claim your appointment slot, please write your preferred date and time in the "Notes" section of your cart at checkout.

Garden Coaching
Garden Coaching

Garden Coaching

Regular price$300.00
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This personalized 90-minute walk-through of your garden can cover any garden-related projects, from revitalizing your home’s curb appeal to planning veggie beds, and everything in between.

Please consult the tables above for Bill and Cynthia's next available appointments. Then, add your preferred session type, day, and time to the "Notes" field in your Cart prior to checkout. Alternately, you are welcome to visit us at the Nursery to schedule your session in person. (If you were hoping for an earlier appointment, we can add you to our waitlist in case of a cancellation. Just include that information in the Notes field along with your backup date.)

We will reach out to confirm your appointment, request photos of your space, and get a sense of your goals and gardening style so that our experts are best able to assist you.


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