Educator and founder and president of Garden Mentors® and Garden Mentors Academy
Robin Haglund is the founder of gardening education firm Garden Mentor. She thrives by helping individuals succeed at cultivating great gardening skills and their dream garden. Robin has been garden coaching, speaking, teaching, and designing gardens in the Pacific Northwest and beyond for over two decades.
Through Robin's online Gardening Academy, she provides self-paced gardening lessons to help people stop struggling and grow better gardening skills and a great garden with her proven techniques. Additionally, in Herbal Happy Hour Garden-to-Bar, Robin offers garden-to-glass lessons on growing and DIYing tasty homegrown sippables. She also hosts several special online seminars throughout the year.
Robin is an HGTV, NWFGF, WALP, and WSNLA award-winning designer, an avid herbalist, a down-to-earth speaker, a popular writer, and a frequent garden media expert guest and contributor.
Robin donates time educating others in nature. Her popular articles, videos, and classes are infused with vibrant anecdotes derived from her lifetime gardening on farms and in city gardens across the US, her daily adventures with plants, pollinators, pets, and wildlife in the natural world, and her garden teaching experiences imparting successful gardening, herbalist, and naturalist practices to all levels.
Robin's gardening and design methods, plant knowledge, pollinator and pet gardening techniques, restoration methods, and homesteading skills are featured in several media sources including The New York Times, PBS's "Growing a Greener World", Sunset Magazine, Colibri Magazine, HGTV's "Landscaper's Challenge", The Seattle Times, Organic Gardening Magazine, This Old House Magazine, MSN, several podcasts, and many books.