Mary Jane Duford is a Master Gardener and founder of the gardening website Home for the Harvest. She is also a professional engineer, certified permaculture garden designer, and mom of three.
Mary Jane has been featured online and in print by publications such as Real Simple, Better Homes & Gardens, Good Housekeeping, Insider, Mother Earth News, Mother Earth Gardener, Heirloom Gardener Magazine, Realtor.com, Family Handyman, The Spruce, Taste of Home, Hunker, and the National Garden Bureau. She lives with her family in the Okanagan Valley.
Snapshot of Experience
Bachelor of Applied Science, Civil EngineeringUniversity of British Columbia, Faculty of Applied Science
2021 Digital ContributorMother Earth News
International Engineering Exchange StudentUniversity of Edinburgh, School of Engineering
RBC Innovation AwardRoyal Bank of Canada
Featured Garden Blogger (Print Edition, Fall 2017)Heirloom Gardener Magazine (now Mother Earth Gardener)
Volunteer Early Years Science TeacherGirl Guides & Various Schools in West Africa
Permaculture Design CertificatePermaculture Institute
Workshop PresenterWild Oak Freestyle Holiday Workshops