Gardening Courses

Becoming a better gardener is easy
with our online educational courses.

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Learn with Maddie

Although there’s nothing Maddie loves more than getting her hands dirty, her roots are in educational farming, and she loves sharing her knowledge with others and getting them interested in the environment. In Maddie’s courses you will find practical advice based on her experience, and easy to follow content that will give you confidence incorporating sustainable practices into your own gardens.


Home Composting 101

In this course, you’ll learn the dos and don’ts of traditional (bin style) composting at home. Experienced composter Maddie Poling will help you improve your soil quality while reducing greenhouse gases. The easy-to-follow format and helpful information will empower you to start composting and create a more sustainable home.

The Sustainable Yard

With this course, you’ll learn Maddie’s organic methods of achieving sustainability in your yard. She will share how to play to your yard’s strengths and make a safe habitat for local wildlife and pollinators. By the end of the course, you’ll know how to create a beautiful, sustainable space to enjoy with your loved ones.


"It is refreshing to hear a laid back approach to composting and how not to sweat the small stuff."
~ Tess, after taking Maddie's Home Composting 101 Course