Meet our Savvy Gardening Experts

Niki Jabbour

Niki Jabbour is the award-winning author of four books: The Year Round Vegetable Gardener, Groundbreaking Food Gardens, Veggie Garden Remix, and Growing Under Cover. Niki is also the host and executive producer of her popular radio show, The Weekend Gardener, and writes for magazines like Fine Gardening, Horticulture, and Birds & Blooms. 

Niki's Course

Tara Nolan

Tara Nolan is an award-winning gardening editor and best-selling author of Raised Bed Revolution: Build It! Fill It! Plant It! Garden Anywhere and Gardening Your Front Yard: Projects and Ideas for Big & Small Spaces. Her work has appeared in CBC Life, the Toronto Star, and Garden Gate, among others. Tara also appeared as an expert on WNED Buffalo's Garden Wisdom program.

Tara's Course

Jessica Walliser

Jessica Walliser is a horticulturist and the award-winning author of seven gardening books, including Good Bug Bad Bug, Attracting Beneficial Bugs to Your Garden, and Plant Partners: A Science-Based Guide to Companion Planting for the Vegetable Garden. Jessica is also the Editorial Director for The Quarto Group’s gardening imprint, Cool Springs Press. 

Jessica's Course

About Savvy Gardening

Our mission at Savvy Gardening™ is to provide you with high-quality, high-value information, as well as plenty of inspiration to help you create the garden of your dreams. We are three garden writers, from two different countries and three different hardiness zones, each with a unique knowledge base, a passionate voice, and a weighted opinion. Savvy Gardening offers gardeners of all abilities and experience innovative solutions, novel ideas, enlightening research, and a solid dose of sensible advice. We believe that gardens not only offer beauty and food, but they’re also life laboratories. Our gardens give us the opportunity to experiment, discover, dissect, and reconnect with nature in all its forms. We believe that providing gardeners with confidence and trusted information is what Savvy Gardening is all about.

Savvy Gardening and its experts have been featured in PBS, HGTV, Real Simple, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Hobby Farms, Garden Gate, Fine Gardening, Garden Design, Birds & Blooms, Chicos, Horticulture, Epic Gardening, Garden Therapy, Empress of Dirt, The Globe and Mail, The Joe Gardener Podcast Show, Gardenerd, Buzzfeed, and more.