Kathy Jentz

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826 Philadelphia Ave 20910

Kathy Jentz is editor and publisher of Washington Gardener Magazine, based in the Washington, DC region. A life-long gardener, Kathy believes that growing plants should be stress-free and enjoyable. Her philosophy is inspiration over perspiration.

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Kathy Jentz is Editor, Publisher and Founder of Washington Gardener Magazine. Kathy is a life-long gardener from a family of farmers and dedicated gardeners. Currently, she is President of the Silver Spring Garden Club and on the board of several other clubs and organizations. 

You can read Kathy's work in the Washington Examiner, Pathways Magazine, and Washington Woman in addition to regular guest spots on Channel 9, Channel 4 and WAMU radio.


Small Space Garden Design – Squeezing it all in to your Urban Garden (Getting the Most out of Small Space, Urban Gardens)

Small Tree (and Large Shrubs) for Urban and Small Gardens

Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter

Fruit Tree Growing in the Mid-Atlantic (Washington DC Region)

Local Garden Publishing & Writing - Finding Your Brand and Niche

Spring Garden Prep and Chores

Pruning Tree-age Demo and Talk

Great Containers

Cool-Season Edibles

Deer-Proof Gardening (and dealing with other garden mammals)


Washington, DC
Silver Spring, MD

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Audience Reviews

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Great ideas

Elizabeth B from Germantown - 09/06/2020 15:29:11

Just finished Kathy's webinar on "Attractive and Lasting Plant Combinations." I got some wonderful ideas for improving my garden.

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Knowledgable and Fun

Andrea B from DC - 06/20/2020 11:09:36

Kathy knows her stuff, speaks from experience, and is fun to talk with. Highly recommend. Full of good resources too.

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Great weed talk!

Amelia Henchey from SILVER SPRNG - 06/06/2020 11:37:34

I learned a lot from Kathy's talk on how to win the war on weeds. She's an excellent speaker, very responsive to audience needs.

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