I am still learning how to get my plants to grow, esp. the veggie plants. I really admire Kate for hanging in there all these years and for growing not only beautiful plants, but also edible ones. And huge thanks & hugs to Ana for telling this story. 😉 ❤
|Kate Frey pictured among blooming peas at the sustainable Fetzer Valley Oaks garden in Hopland, California.|
Kate Frey, has for 18 years designed and managed the gardens at the Fetzer Valley Oaks vineyard with her award-winning bio-diverse, organic and sustainable gardening methods in Hopland, California. Her merits include gold medals at the Royal Horticulture Society Chelsea Flower show in 2005 and 2007; and a Silver Gilt in 2003. Her colorful and sustainable gardens were not only favored by the judges but met with literal approval from Her Majesty Elizabeth ll, Queen of England, who met with her privately in 2003 and 2007.
Unassuming yet vibrant, Frey was eager to roam the gardens that gave birth to her career. There are numerous accolades attesting to her achievements but there is no mistake, that her work is all about the love for sustainable gardening and the beneficial insects, pollinators, and birds…
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