About Mary Jane Duford

Mary Jane Duford is a content creator based in the Okanagan Valley. She is known for her in-depth articles and video tutorials aimed at helping beginner gardeners.

Mary Jane Duford is a professional engineer, certified permaculture garden designer, and master gardener in training. She has been featured online and in print by publications such as Real Simple, Heirloom Gardener Magazine, Mother Earth News, Realtor.com, and Family Handyman.

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Snapshot of Experience

Bachelor of Applied Science, Civil Engineering

University of British Columbia, Faculty of Applied Science

2021 Digital Contributor

Mother Earth News

International Engineering Exchange Student

University of Edinburgh, School of Engineering

RBC Innovation Award

Royal Bank of Canada

Featured Garden Blogger (Print Edition, Fall 2017)

Heirloom Gardener Magazine (now Mother Earth Gardener)

Volunteer Early Years Science Teacher

Girl Guides & Various Schools in West Africa

Permaculture Design Certificate

Permaculture Institute

Workshop Presenter

Wild Oak Freestyle Holiday Workshops

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