Sheri gave me a quick tour of her front yard recently, and she discussed all the mistakes she had made when she removed her turf about a year ago. She is slowly correcting things, but we wanted to share with all our podcast listeners so you don’t have to make the same mistakes.
Diane Downey and Sheri Menelli specialize in earth-friendly landscaping practices, including vegetable gardening, rainwater capture, soil health, native plants, and efficient irrigation. Diane is a professional landscape designer with over 10 years’ experience, and Sheri is a certified permaculture designer with a six-year-old food forest in her backyard. Combined, they have over two decades of teaching experience. Their classes are taught to the public in the classroom, in the field, and via one-on-one garden coaching sessions.