Home Gardening Expert
Pamela Hubbard is a garden coach offering tips and advice for the home gardener on all manner of garden and plant-related issues. On an hourly basis, she can meet with you in your garden to brainstorm about your goals, design ideas, and plant choices. She will answer your questions about maintenance, such as when to prune, divide, and fertilize. She will help to identify plants. She provides coaching services in the Pocono and Lehigh Valley areas.
Pam has been a garden writer, educator, and speaker for more than 12 years. She writes an award-winning blog, and her monthly newspaper articles, Gardening in the Poconos, earned a GardenComm 2019 silver medal. She is frequently asked to train new master gardeners for Penn State Extension. Pam answers questions from home gardeners as part of Penn State’s community of garden experts. She is a sought-after speaker for garden clubs, garden shows, and horticultural groups. Pam was born in England, where she acquired the love of gardening at her grandmother’s knee. Her gardens have received three blue ribbons from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society; they were featured in the Summer 2020 edition of Country Gardens Magazine. She can be found, endlessly pursuing her dream of recreating her grandmother’s cottage garden, at Astolat Farm in Effort, Pennsylvania.
Tour Pam’s gardens. By appointment only.