Dotty L. Leatherwood is a certified NC State
Extension Program Master Gardener and has expertise in evergreen trees
and shrubs, small farm gardening including "box gardening" and soil
conditioning and landscape design. Early in her career, she was employee by the N.C. Department of Forestry and worked at Edwards Tree Nursery in Morganton, NC developing and cataloguing seedlings for planting in reforestation projects.
She is available to consult with gardeners and farmers regarding soil issues, vegetable planting techniques, evergreen trees (conifers) and other planting and landscaping topics. In addition, she is available for workshop presentations on these and other farm and garden areas. In addition, Dotty has extensive knowledge of canning, freezing and preserving vegetables, herbs and fruit. She produces "sauerkraut", homemade jams and jellies, pickled vegetables of several varieties (including cucumbers) and dries herbs including basil, rosemary, chives, and lavender among others.
Dotty maintains a ROW GARDEN planted without tilling using special techniques to amend soil and produce healthy plants. She has several models of "box" gardening for those who have smaller space or want a "raised bed" garden. And she welcomes questions regarding her planting, potting, preserving and producing techniques.
You may contact her for more information on our "CONTACT" page on the left side of this page.
ROW GARDEN WITH SOME BOXES
CANNING AND FREEZING TECHNIQUES
HOMEMADE APPLE BUTTER
POTATO BUCKET GARDEN
POTATO BUCKETS ARE GROWING!
MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE 2018
MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE
NO-TILL GARDENING USING PINE STRAW, COMPOST and NEWSPAPERS
TOMATO BUCKETS IN A NO-TILL GARDEN with DRIP IRRIGATION
IN THE GARDEN PODCAST with BRYCE LANE "CLICK ON PICTURE" for LINK
DOTTY CONSULTING ON GARDEING QUESTIONS at MASTER GARDENER SYMPOSIUM 2019