Robin Haglund

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5530 Chuckanut Drive, Bow, WA #295 Washington 98232

Robin's diverse, knowledgeable, down-to-earth style empowers virtual & in person nature lovers to garden, forage & make. She has farmed in Virginia, ranched Northern California, cultivated in Los Angeles & now grows wide roots in the Pacific NW US.

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Robin Haglund, Founder and President of pioneering garden coaching firm Garden Mentors®, is viewed nationally as The Garden Mentor. She is an award-winning designer, an engaging speaker, a gardening television writer & frequent guest, and she dedicates much of her own gardening time volunteering and teaching others about the natural world & the gifts it gives us.

She is an accomplished online, virtual speaker. And, she has decades of experience educating groups of all sizes in person.

Her online gardening school, articles, and seminars are peppered with colorful anecdotes derived from her childhood on the farm, her daily adventures with honeybees, chickens, hummingirds, plant medicine & puppies in the garden, and her every day garden coaching experiences working hand-in-hand and at a distance with professional & aspiring novice gardeners in their gardens. When Robin isn't in the garden, she's likely exploring the wild world with her camera or cooking up something tasty or healing from her harvests -- cultivated and wild.

Many of her creations are available for purchase in select retail locations & online in the Garden Mentors Designs shop: https://gardenmentors.com/shop/etsy/

 Robin’s garden coaching, design insights, her tips for gardening with pets, her permaculture practices, and her experiences with urban beekeeping are featured in several media sources including Organic Gardening Magazine, The New York Times, Sunset Magazine, The Seattle Times, PBS’s “Growing a Greener World” , HGTV’s “Landscaper’s Challenge” & The Living Homegrown Podcast, This Old House Magazine, and her gardening knowledge, gardens, and photography appears in several gardening books.


Wholistic Natural World Academy Subscription Learning (NEW ONLINE in 2020)

A Gardener's Tour of Paris in Spring 

Is that a Weed or What? Surprising edible & medicinal plants & more in your weed patch.

Tools, Tips & Techniques to Make Your Gardening Life Easier

Top Ten Gardening Mistakes (and How Not to Make Them)

Gardening for 365 Days of Non-Stop Color & Interest

Growing a Year 'Round Hummingbird Habitat Garden

Retiring into Your Garden with Ease 

Primo Plants for Potent Pollinators of All Kinds

Growing a Garden of Fragrant Delights

Herbalicious DIY: Homegrown, Foraged & Handmade (not available virtually at this time)

Plant Medicine: Grow, Forage, Honor & Craft DIY Hands-on Learning Workshops (not available virtually at this time)

Is Beekeeping Right for You?

Gardening Successfully with Our Canine Companions

Don't Let Moving Scare the Plants Out of You!

Designing, Planting & Co-habitating with Urban Bees

Top Tools for Your Garden Shed (not available virtually at this time)

Gardening to Diminish Diabetes: Great Crops We Grow for Healthier Blood Sugar

Shut the Greenhouse Door! Learn to Cultivate Successfully with Greenhouses & Other Season Extending Tools ((not available virtually at this time)

Ornamedibles: Designing beautiful food into any mixed interest garden (not available virtually at this time)

Who Wants Garbage for Dinner? (Hands-on only vermicomposting intro for kids of all ages!) 


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Primo Plantings for Potent Pollinators with Robin

Buffy Plante from California - 06/04/2020 17:27:43

This was a great talk! Robin provided a lot of detailed information on pollinators as well the various types of flowers and plants that pollinators need. She included numerous beautiful photos and useful handouts. I’m definitely going to try some of her tips to encourage pollinators in my neighborhood.

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What a lovely tour of Paris!

Nicole Stevens from Eldridge - 05/09/2020 15:39:03

Thank you, Robin, for sharing your experience of Paris! You introduced parts of the city, as well as outskirts, that I would never thought of visiting. The gardens you chose were beautiful and I really appreciated the history and tidbits about the areas.,,the restroom tips were awesome! You kept me pleasantly engaged through the entire presentation and can't wait until I visit Paris again. Each location will be included in my trip! What city is next cuz I'm signing up!

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Great talk!

Buffy Plante from Oakland - 05/07/2020 19:41:49

Robin provided a beautiful garden tour. Her detailed descriptions included plant information as well as historical information. It was like traveling to Paris without leaving my couch.

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