Grow your Garden with a Kentucky Farm Girl!

Edible Gardening Academy:

Reap What You Sow

You love nature. You love the idea of gardening. Become the gardener you've always wanted to be! Join us in a 12-week Mentorship Program where you'll learn to create a thriving garden throughout the entire growing season.  

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Learn how to:

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Design and install the right garden for you

Learn the most important factors in determining your garden's location. Find different options on how to convert it into a thriving garden. Create a seasonal layout for any garden type including in-ground gardens, raised beds, or containers.  

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Build healthy soils and healthy plants for your family

Get the dirt on soil macronutrients & plant nutrition. Learn how (and why) to make (and use) compost in the garden. Learn how to identify, amend, and work with various soil types. Discover how and why to take a soil sample and what you are testing for.

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Start seeds & identify crop families

Learn how to germinate seeds successfully, light considerations, and successive planting. Determine which plants prefer to be directly seeded outdoors or sown first & then transplanted into the garden later. You'll learn to classify plants by family, season, and size & best planting layouts.

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Nurture and maintain through the growing season

Confidently manage your plants at various stages of growth. Identify problems, troubleshoot, and tend to your plants properly. Learn when to plant, water, and harvest your edible garden crops. Develop intuition toward plant health, soil condition, and seasonal timing. 

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What you'll gain

  • Appreciation for the art, science and practice of gardening
  • Fresh fruits, veggies, and herbs within 30-50 days
  • A thriving garden - even for beginners
  • Deepen your understanding, gain new strategies, and experience more successes
  • Continuous produce through the various seasons
  • Gardening wisdom that can be passed down generationally

What students are saying

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Jennifer F

Our communication back and forth helps me stay motivated to keep going. That's what I need the most, motivation.

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Andrea M-W

I wanted to learn from an expert and have gained so much valuable information. Marlena’s teaching style is very hands-on & personable.

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Dodie W

I’m doing and learning things that I've always dreamed of but didn’t know where to start. It feels REALLY nice!

What students are saying

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Amy G

Marlena is very laid back and incredibly knowledgeable!
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Liz F

Without the program and investment, I likely would have given up on my new garden.


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Leiah G

I'm more eager than ever. The program has been 100% worthwhile. 


About the Instructor

Marlena Wolf is a UofL graduate, farm owner & operator, garden coach, and entrepreneur.  She fled Corporate America in 2009, took an apprenticeship on an organic vegetable farm and never looked back. She farmed for 6 years providing over 30 varieties of fresh produce to her community. 

The love, challenge, and practice of growing edible plants brings with it a sense of pride, freedom, introspective and personal transformation. This is what she wants to share with you and she promises you'll have tons of fun along the way!

Payment Options

Payment Options


1 Payment of $497

Save $100



3 Payments of $199

Using automated payments


What to expect:


  • Four hours of training videos with instructor
  • 12 hours of group training videos
  • One hour of planting demonstrations

Package Perks

  • Instant & lifetime access
  • 12 weeks of group mentorship calls
  • Free mobile app
  • Access to our private Facebook community
  • Downloadable PDF's + Ebook


  • BONUS: Fruits, Veggies, & Herbs 101 Video Series
  • BONUS: 10 Secrets to Beautifying an Edible Garden
  • BONUS: Garlic Guide 101 Video Series

Guidance For Growers      Marlena Wolf      502-550-4109      [email protected]