"Brothers Building Gardens"   www.BrothersBuildingGardens.com

 

 

New Initiative “Brothers Building Gardens"

"The Essential Women's Movement for African American Women" has launched a new initiative for 2018. The initiative is entitled “Brothers Building Gardens.”  We will start working with gardening coaches and consultants to help them receive low-cost and FREE marketing for their businesses.

A gardening coach is a cross between a consultant, designer, and a landscaper. A gardening coach is for those gardeners who want to do their own gardening and landscaping, but need help getting started and knowing how to do specific projects.

Our gardening coaches and consultants would like to help you start your gardening projects, so decide if you would like to build raised bed gardens or grow foods in pots and containers on balconies, patios, porches, roof tops, a kitchen or another room with grow lights.

Gardening coaches will meet their clients and customers at their homes or gardening centers to help them select their gardening tools for special projects.

If you would like to become a gardening coach or consultant and let us help you advertise, reach out to Cathy Harris, at cathy@cathyharrisinternational.com or call (512) 909-7365 and sign up and we are also setting up FREE "Breakout Sessions" for you and your family.

 

Green Thumb At 60 - Video #2 - Placing Raised Beds

Green Thumb at 60 - Video #3 - Building Raised Beds

 

Become a 'Gardening Coach' or 'Gardening Consultant'

Try to work with your community in food co-ops or food coalitions to set up job’s programs in your area, while everyone work to create business opportunities around growing foods, especially for youth, who can’t find work in the summertime and former prisoners.

Instead of just growing foods at homes, some families will be in a position to grow QUICK-GROWING foods to sell to grocery stores, farmer’s markets, restaurants, catering services, roadside stands, etc., especially in food co-ops and food coalitions. 

There will be tons of business opportunities around growing foods. You can become a “Gardening Consultant” or also a “Gardening Coach” and have your clients meet you at gardening centers so you can help them find the right products (organic seeds, soils, potting mix, fertilizer, pots, containers, tools, etc.) or you can meet them at their homes and build front or backyard gardens, or show them how to grow foods on patios, balconies, porches, rooftops, and in kitchens and other rooms in pots and containers.

Then you can come by their homes every week to help them maintain their gardening projects or you can use your knowledge and give classes or workshops in communities or at homes or even virtually. The sky is the limit!

Many families will pay you for these services, just like most single women who have homes, pay $40.00 (or more) every two weeks for men to mow their lawns. 

This field of “Gardening Consultants” and “Gardening Coaches” would also be good for women or youth entrepreneurs, especially pre-teens and teenagers with green thumbs, since most women, especially single parents, would feel more comfortable with other women or teenagers coming around -- instead of men. Again, the sky is the limit!

Do You Have a Homeowner's Association?

When you purchase a condominium, townhouse or another type of property in a planned development such as a leased land property or a gated community, you are obligated to join that community's homeowners' association (HOA) and pay monthly or annual HOA fees for the upkeep of common areas and the building.

However, if you don't have a homeowners' association, you can grow foods in front and backyards, on balconies, patios, rooftops, porches, kitchens and other rooms with grow lights.