Mary Jane Duford

Mary Jane Duford

Mary Jane Duford is a Master Gardener and founder of the gardening website Home for the Harvest. She has been featured by Better Homes & Gardens, Real Simple, Good Housekeeping, Mother Earth News, and the National Garden Bureau. Mary Jane lives with her family in the Okanagan Valley.

List of gardening experts

List of gardening experts | home for the harvest

Sometimes you need some inspiration for your garden! This list of gardening experts includes horticultural professionals, organic gardeners, and gardening authors, as well as niche experts in specific areas of gardening skills. I like to use Pinterest to get new…

Alpine strawberries

Alpine strawberries | home for the harvest gardening blog

Looking for those tiny gourmet strawberries that can’t be bought in a store? You’re likely searching for Alpine Strawberries! Alpine strawberries (Fragaria vesca) are a tiny type of strawberry known for their delicious, aromatic wild-strawberry taste. They are flavorful, luxurious,…

Potager garden design

Potager garden design

Time to add a potager garden to your landscape!? Here are the potager garden design resources to give you a head start with your ornamental, edible kitchen garden. Potager garden design is the traditional art of arranging plants grown for food in…

Growing strawberries indoors

Click and grow strawberries - harvest august 1 2021

Strawberries are perhaps the easiest fruit to start growing indoors. Whether you grow your strawberry plants from seeds or purchase plants, there are a few important tips for growing strawberries indoors. Strawberries growing indoors require a minimum of 6 hours…