Gardeners always recognize one another
because they know that
in the history of each plant
lies the growth of the whole world.
-- Paulo Coelho
Yvonne Savio has been “playing” in home gardens, community gardens, and school gardens for some 60 years in both Southern and Northern California. She retired in 2015 as Master Gardener Coordinator for the University of California Cooperative Extension in Los Angeles County, following 21 years developing the program and providing the information and photographs for the Master Gardener website. From 1994 to 2015, Yvonne taught 1,183 Master Gardeners who then helped 1.3 million Los Angeles County residents to garden more sustainably, with emphasis on encouraging limited-resource and underrepresented residents to grow more of their own food. With this www.GardeningInLA.net website, she provides gardening resources for the greater Los Angeles County area and beyond.