David has numerous years of experience in the horticulture field, from owning his own landscaping company, to general manager of a wholesale/retail/distributor landscape supply company, to Landscape Supervisor of an 81 acre county park, to successfully running three botanical gardens as Executive Director. He has created a new online gardening magazine called "Organic Gardens Today". He can be heard on WGHT 1500 AM, broadcasting from Wayne, New Jersey on his weekly radio show that was broadcasting for over 25 years, and on Martha Stewarts' Sirius Radio Show "Morning Living". He has appeared in Horticulture Magazine, Body & Soul Magazine, and many newspapers throughout the United States, teaching his Common Sense approach to gardening. He has been featured on Cablevision's Local Happenings Segment and News 12's Backyard Gardener with Tom Castronovo. David is a well-respected lecturer in the Northeast, communicating his love for common sense gardening practices.
News and Story Ideas
Animal Proofing your Garden - As we try to improve our landscapes, we are constantly combating animals who devour what we have planted. Learn how to deter them with simple tips and tricks THAT WORK!
Native Plant Species - Gardeners should consider adding more natives to their landscape to improve their own ecosystem. Find what plants will work best for you and your garden.
Organics - Not just for your Grandma Anymore - We are starting to learn exactly what chemical fertilizers, pesticides and fungicides do not only to our plants, but to ourselves. Learn some old-fashioned cures that are safe for you and your family.
Edible Landscaping - There is no need to have a separate vegetable garden from your landscape. Learn which vegetables can not only produce bountiful crops, but can also add color and texture to your landscape.
Proper Pruning - Throw away those electric hedge clippers and learn how to prune a plant for appearance and health.
Stump the Guru - An audience favorite where they get to ask any gardening question and try to "Stump the Guru".
Saving Money by Doing it Yourself - As the economy gets tighter, many homeowners contemplate doing their own landscaping. Learn what you can and cannot do by yourself, and how rewarding it can be.
The Gardening Guru® is here as a resource for your media outlet, to teach your clientele how fun and enjoyable gardening can be! To schedule David for an interview or an appearance, please e-mail him at Dave@thegardeningguru.com.