About Eliza Lord

Born in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Eliza A. H. Lord’s roots in this area go back for generations. She’s a SC Master Gardener (2001) and Upstate SC Master Naturalist (2007). She founded Green Drinks Greenville and the SC Upstate Permaculture Society.For years her downtown Greenville urban farm has been a highlight of the Greenville Urban Farm Tour with its lawn-free edible landscaping, chickens, mushrooms, and bees. In addition to consulting, teaching classes, and writing for various publications, Eliza also maintains a permaculture “how-to” blog called Appalachian Feet.At GrowJourney, Eliza helps with everything from seed selection to ensuring that the online educational resources are fine-tuned to the needs of both beginner and expert gardeners.

January 2016: Gardening Tip of the Month – Seed Starting

by Eliza Holcombe Lord, Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, Permaculturist Update: We've recently created three FREE video classes and an ebook that will teach you everything you need to know to grow

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Tip: How to Turn Fall Leaves & Yard Debris Into Perfect Soil For Your Garden

by Eliza Holcombe Lord, Master Gardener, Master Naturalist, Permaculturist It’s never the wrong season to improve garden soil, but fall and early winter are particularly ideal for this task. In forests,

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How, Why and When To Use Cold Frames In Your Garden

Cold Frames: A Useful Resource For Cool and Cold-Weather Gardening Have you ever tried to start seeds indoors and ended up with anemic, gravity challenged sprigs? Bright, direct light is vital to emerging