Having a successful garden in Florida can be challenging, and learning what works through trial and error can waste a lot of time and money. This course will give you an overview to get started on the right foot with your Florida veggie garden.

Hi, I’m Amanda


Amanda Streets is a mother and life-long gardener who grew up on a small farm in Michigan. Her family raised cows, chickens and horses and tended to large gardens and orchards. After moving to FL for college, Amanda spent 11 years as a educator. She left public education and now focuses on ecological landscaping, permaculture, and composting.

Amanda holds a Permaculture Design Certificate from Grow Permaculture and expects to complete the Foundations courses soil health with Dr. Elaine Ingham’s Soil Foodweb School in the summer of 2020. She is an active member in the US Composting Council and Permaculture Institute of North America.

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Starting Your First Florida Garden

Learn to grow with us, Florida style.

This class and resources will give you more information about how to garden in Florida. Learn how to navigate Florida's unique growing seasons, and to tackle common problems with easy solutions so that you can grow a successful garden in Florida.

Summer gardens ARE possible.


You can easily grow enough veggies to make a dent in your grocery bill.


There are also perennial veggie plants that will grow year round here. Include some of them in your garden!