Kathy Jentz

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826 Philadelphia Ave 20910

Kathy Jentz is editor and publisher of Washington Gardener Magazine, based in the Washington, DC region. A life-long gardener, Kathy believes that growing plants should be stress-free and enjoyable. Her philosophy is inspiration over perspiration.

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Kathy Jentz is Editor, Publisher and Founder of Washington Gardener Magazine. Kathy is a life-long gardener from a family of farmers and dedicated gardeners. Currently, she is President of the Silver Spring Garden Club and on the board of several other clubs and organizations. 

You can read Kathy's work in the Washington Examiner, Pathways Magazine, and Washington Woman in addition to regular guest spots on Channel 9, Channel 4 and WAMU radio.


Small Space Garden Design – Squeezing it all in to your Urban Garden (Getting the Most out of Small Space, Urban Gardens)

Small Tree (and Large Shrubs) for Urban and Small Gardens

Getting Your Garden Ready for Winter

Fruit Tree Growing in the Mid-Atlantic (Washington DC Region)

Local Garden Publishing & Writing - Finding Your Brand and Niche

Spring Garden Prep and Chores

Pruning Tree-age Demo and Talk

Great Containers

Cool-Season Edibles

Deer-Proof Gardening (and dealing with other garden mammals)


Washington, DC
Silver Spring, MD

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Managing Deer and Other Wildlife

Susie Gellert from Laytonsville - 09/16/2018 16:08:52

This was a great class. I learned so much that will help me overcome the problems I had in my garden this year. Kathy is knowledgeable and interesting. Will definite look for her classes in the future. 55b15

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V. Kay from MD - 09/12/2018 16:12:07

i enjoyed Kathy's talk on Dealing with Deer in the Garden. It was very interesting and learned a lot on how to prevent your hard work from being eaten in your garden.

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Dry shade

Janet Stotsky from Bethesda, MD - 05/09/2018 08:33:03

Kathy gave a great talk on Designing for Dry Shade yesterday at Brookside Gardens. It covered all the key ideas and gave some perfect plant choices.

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