Melissa Palamar is a professional landscaper and gardener who has been sharing her knowledge on how to grow your own food, be self-sufficient, and homestead for health and happiness since 2012.
Melissa ran her own landscape/gardening business where her focus was on native plants and stormwater management systems for environmental impact.
Melissa is also the founder of Homesteaders Marketplace & Community Hub – a buy, sell, trade site and community board tailored to gardeners and homesteaders.
Melissa has a degree in environmental studies, she is a living plant leader with WWF, and she is certified in rain garden design, landscape design, and soil microbiomes. Her knowledge is extensive and reliable.
"I created this website as a place to share my knowledge and love of gardening with others. I hope that you'll find something useful here whether you're a beginner gardener or an experienced homesteader."
– Melissa Palamar
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