Garden Experts: meet Urban Gardeners Republic's Garden Advisors

We help gardeners of all levels with affordable, custom plans and expert advice

Get expert help from the comfort of your home, online or in-person — you choose! Custom support saves you time so you can start enjoying a thriving garden!

When you book a garden advisor, here’s what you get:

Affordable care

We want to ‘green’ cities worldwide, so we’ve developed a low-cost business model that delivers maximum value.

Knowledgeable advisors

Our garden experts are hand-picked from around the world. Simply put, they are the best.

Local expert

You need someone familiar with your climate to meet your specific needs. Our garden experts are available for in-person or online consultations.

Customized plan

The plan you receive through our service is tailor-made to your climate, your space, and your needs — so you get the garden you’ve always dreamt of!

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Garden with confidence and get results.

Ever felt overwhelmed with all the info out there? Been confused when the advice didn’t fit your situation Been discouraged by repeated failure? We know what that's like. 

That's why we want to help you sidestep repeated frustration, confusion, and discouragement. Through our own failures and success, we've gained practical knowledge, experience and insight to get awesome gardening results.

After meeting with a garden advisor you will

  • Finally have answers for your gardening questions.
  • Know what plants to choose for your climate and space.
  • Know how to properly care for your plants, even if you weren’t born with a green thumb.
  • Enjoy a newfound sense of confidence in your gardening ability.
  • Finally spend more time enjoying your beautiful, sustainable garden!
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How It Works?

Book an appointment with one of our local garden experts.
Meet online or at home to develop a personalized garden plan.
Create your dream garden!

Which package is right for you?


  • 90 minute consultation
  • Location assessment
  • Step-by-step plan
  • Garden design
  • List of required materials
  • List of best local suppliers
  • Hands on demonstration



  • 60 minute consultation
  • Online assessment
  • Step-by-step plan
  • Garden design
  • List of required materials


Ready to build your dream garden?

Come meet UGR’s garden advisors!


Online gardening guidance


UGR’s Garden Experts Advisors are available online as well.


Alexis Watters

Austin, TX.

Edible landscaping, backyard gardening, raised beds and seed starting.

Jean Frisbie

Boston, MA

Share your garden goals with me and we'll work together to design your green space.

Shannon Smith Porter

Los Angeles, CA

Highland Park, Pasadena, South Pasadena, San Marino, Eagle Rock and LA Down Town.

Julia Murphy

Philadelphia, PA

I specialize in small-space, Balcony and backyards gardens! Let's meet!

Jennifer Fuller

Phoenix, AZ

I am a big believer in self sufficient and growing your own healthy food. Let's meet!

Kyle Pattison

Pittsburg, PA

Urban farmer guru, we'll create the garden you always dreamt of.

Jean Frisbie

Providence, RI

Share your garden goals with me and we'll work together to design your green space.

Jessie Violand

San Diego, CA

Available from Encinias to San Diego downtown, including all cities on the coast.


Cathryn Sprague

Edmonton, AL

Specialities: Small space, indoor/year round and container gardening.

Christine Larsen

Toronto, ON

Available from Down Town to East till Ajax (Beaches, Scarborough...) and North York.

Laura Franklin

Toronto, ON

Available for Down Town, North York, East York, York, Etobicoke and Weston.


Evangelia Kagiali

Athens, GR

Αρωματικοί Κήποι και Μπαλκόνια,  Καλλιέργεια Λαχανικών στην πόλη.

Lenara Verle

Berlin, DE

I love Balcony garden, Low-maintenance and Ecological Green Space.

Carla Wilhelm

Rotterdam. NL

Stadstuin, moestuin, daktuin, natuurlijke tuinen, familie tuinen.

Veronica Setterhall

Stuttgart, DE

Container Gardening, Urbane Permakultur, Terrassen- und Balkongärten.


Izumi Matsumoto

Tokyo, JP

Specialist for Edible plants and herbs for Balcony, Backyard.

Got a special request? Didn’t find your city?

We’d love to hear from you! Shoot us an email and we’ll get in touch.


Are there garden experts or advisors in my city?

We have a large network of garden advisors all over the world, and in many major cities. If you don’t see an advisor in your area, the best thing to do is to drop us a line and we'll get back to you.

I live in a small flat with no balcony. Can I still have a garden?

Absolutely! No matter where you live, there’s always a solution, as you long as you’re willing to try it out. Together with one of our garden advisors, you’ll find just the right solution and get all of the help you need to make it happen.

What are my next steps after I start my DIY garden?

UGR has the right tools and guides for you to not only start your garden, but to grow and sustain it long term. Our mission is to help people create lasting gardens that they’ll enjoy for years to come.

Why are the prices so low?

Our goal is to make gardening solutions affordable for everyone, all over the world. That’s why we’ve worked hard to develop a low-cost, high quality business model.

Who are the garden advisors?

Our garden advisors are passionate, experienced gardeners from around the world. Their role as garden experts is to guide you, encourage you, and practically support you in building your urban garden.