Nicky Schauder

Permaculture Gardens

VA Biological Farmers Association


Nicky Schauder is passionate about helping families grow their own food. With her husband Dave, she runs Permaculture Gardens at growmyownfood.com, a website filled with garden resources such as free webinars, educational blogs and Grow-It-Yourself (GIY) – a garden mentoring program to help families grow abundantly! Permaculture Gardens has received the “Most Sustainable Brand” award at the Green Festivals and Nicky and Dave’s work has been featured in the Huffington Post, Permaculture Research Institute – Australia and Green America.org.

Nicky is speaking in Texas and Pennsylvania and Kansas.


Check It Out!

Making Compost Tea for Gardening

Looking for a way to increase your soil fertility without breaking the bank? Explore the process of making compost tea and see how one simple act can go a long way in your garden. Discover whether or not compost tea is worth the effort, how to prepare aerated compost tea, and what results can be seen in-ground!
Sustainable Agriculture

Speaking At:

Texas, Sunday 2:00-3:00 p.m., Organic Gardening Stage

How to Maximize Your Backyard Harvest

Learn how to time your plants, design your space, and improve your soil fertility with Nicky Schauder in this workshop. Grow more food all year so you can ensure nutrient-dense food for you and your family. Get access to a beta version of a garden design and planning app and also receive an accompanying workbook that is available for instant download!
Organic Gardening

Speaking At:

Texas, Sunday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Countryside Stage Presented by Lehman's

How To Grow Food in Small Spaces

Join Nicky Schauder in this fun and practical introduction to permaculture! Growing your own food doesn’t require a huge space or hours of grit and toil. In as little as 15 minutes a day, you can cultivate a garden that will provide nutrient-dense harvests for you and your family. Learn how to choose easy-growing and tasty options, to create a garden that provides for you year-round, and how easy it is to start and maintain a garden (in any space).
Organic Gardening

Speaking At:

Texas, Saturday 5:00-6:00 p.m., Farmer's Friend Stage

10 Crucial Steps Most Organic Gardeners Forget About

Know about permaculture but need help applying it in your particular situation? Join Nicky Schauder in this workshop to learn what permaculture is, how seeing your garden in 10 different dimensions simplifies your garden game, and why garden design is crucial to garden success.
Organic Gardening

Speaking At:

Texas, Saturday 11:30-12:30 p.m., Organic Gardening Stage