Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Shawna Coronado on Front Yard Gardening

Guest host Shawna Coronado ( @ShawnaCoronado ) joins #gardenchat on October 18 at 9 p.m. (ET) to answer your questions and share her knowledge and tips about growing a front yard veggie garden that can help feed a community. You won’t want to miss it! Shawna Lee Coronado is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Gardening Nude, which is a guide for living a green lifestyle. Building community and educating others on how to do so has become Shawna’s driving passion since she experienced a dramatic life transformation. Shawna also has a gardening blog, The Casual Gardener, which is based on her original newspaper column. The Casual Gardener educates the online community on sustainable gardening, home vegetable production, and techniques for every day homeowners to save money and feed the hungry during a down-economy. Her goal with the blogs and online presence is to better the world through community involvement and simple living. Shawna speaks internationally on building community, simple living, and green lifestyle tips for the everyday person. She consults for corporate entities as well, educating on how green living can reduce expenses and enhance business by improving sales. Shawna also focuses on social media as a marketing tool. She often speaks on how social media is a “green lifestyle” concept which can be successfully implemented by her readers and their businesses. For example, Free State Social is one of her keynote speaking events in the 2010 season. Shawna has been featured on ABC News (Chicago), WGN 9 News (Chicago), Oklahoma Gardening TV, Local Access 10 TV, WGN Radio, The Mike Nowak Radio Show, and More Hip Than Hippie. Special written features on Shawna can be found on CNN Health, Chicago Tribune Local, and The Daily Herald. Check out Shawna’s blog featured on Chicago Now at : http://www.chicagonow.com/blogs/gardening-nude/ We look forward to hearing all about Growing a Front Lawn Veggie Garden from Shawna this Monday Night at 9p.m. EST.

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