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#342: Make the Most of Your Garden with High Impact, Low Care Plants (Tracy DiSabato-Aust)

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#342: Make the Most of Your Garden with High Impact, Low Care Plants (Tracy DiSabato-Aust) In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with 3 time best selling author Tracy DiSabato-Aust about her best selling garden book, "50 High Impact, Low Care Garden Plants."

Tracy is going to define for us exactly what a high impact, low care garden plant is, and how regardless of your gardening experience you are sure to find something that fits this definition and have it look aesthetically pleasing as well.

From there Tracy will tell us about her two other books, "Well Tended Perennial Garden" and "Well Designed Mixed Garden", and how after 20 years, 200,000 copies sold later, gardeners from around the globe still turn to those books for gardening support.

This, and so much more, on this episode of The Vegetable Gardening Show!

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#342: Make the Most of Your Garden with High Impact, Low Care Plants (Tracy DiSabato-Aust)

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Here's What We'll Cover in this week's episode of the Vegetable Gardening Show

  • What is a high impact plant
  • What are characteristics of low care plants
  • Do you sacrifice taste, flavor, color or beauty for low care high impact capabilities
  • How long does it take to determine if a plant is high impact and low care
  • Plants that help reduce your time in maintaining the garden
  • Touching on various plants that rabbits may not eat

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About this episode's guest on the Vegetable Gardening Show, Tracy DiSabato-Aust

#342: Make the Most of Your Garden with High Impact, Low Care Plants (Tracy DiSabato-Aust) Tracy is an award winning garden designer, international speaker, best-selling author, and world class triathlete with a passion for plants and design as well as a dynamic inspiring message.

Tracy has earned international acclaim as one of America’s most entertaining, knowledgeable, and artistic garden writers, professional speakers, and designers, with over 40 years of experience.

She has not only spoken extensively throughout North America at venues such as Longwood Gardens, The Smithsonian Institute, The Toronto and Montreal Botanic Gardens, but her speaking and work has also taken her to Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay, Argentina, Portugal, Belgium, Scotland, and England. In England she has had the honor to speak at The Royal Botanic Garden: Kew, The Royal Horticulture Garden: Wisley, The Oxford Botanic Garden, and the English Gardening School.

She is the author of three best-selling books The Well-Tended Perennial Garden (over 200,000 copies sold and her publisher’s bestselling book ever), The Well-Designed Mixed Garden, and 50 High-Impact, Low-Care Garden Plants.

Tracy is a frequent guest on local and national garden television and radio shows. She has been featured in numerous national and international newspapers such as The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph (London), The National Post (Toronto), and magazines such as Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Garden Design, & Gardens Illustrated (London).

When Tracy is not busy with her “real job” she is training, and racing as a “9 x All American” for Team USA in triathlons. She is a three time National Champion, World Champion, as well as a Worlds Silver Medalist in her age group. Tracy is also an avid equestrian riding competitive trails, driving, and competing in dressage with her noble steeds Chief & Wiz. Most recently she has added cancer survivor to her resume.

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