Jennifer Jewell

Host, Cultivating Place

Jennifer Jewell is a professional garden writer and avid home gardener based in Northern California, where she lives and gardens with her husband, two daughters and two dogs. Her writing about gardens and gardeners around the world has been featured in Edible Shasta-Butte, Gardens Illustrated, House & Garden, Natural Home, Old House Journal, Colorado Homes & Lifestyles and mountainliving.com. She is a member of the Garden Writers Association. She is the host of Cultivating Place: Conversations on Natural History and the Human Impulse to Garden. That program, and more of Jennifer's work, can be found at Jewellgarden.com.

California's drought has given many residents cause to stop and think about how they use their water. Jennifer Jewell here speaks about the good things — and the not-so-good — that expanded water consciousness has brought about.

Jennifer Jewell talks with Michael Kauffmann, author of "Field Guide to Manzanitas," about why it is about the California native plant that he finds so interesting. 

On this episode of In a North State Garden, Jennifer Jewell talks about poison oak.

On this episode of In a North State Garden, Jennifer Jewell talks about the early burst of life and color in the garden this spring as well as the April calendar of gardening events. 

On this episode of In a North State Garden, Jennifer Jewell talks about the springtime spectacle of hummingbirds. 

On this episode of In a North State Garden, Jennifer Jewell talks about how she's changed as a gardener as she's gotten older, as well as about the March calendar of gardening events.

In this episode of In a North State Garden, Jennifer Jewell talks about the resourcefulness and resilience of plants, and gardeners, in wintertime. 

In this episode of In a North State Garden, Jennifer Jewell talks with naturalist Sheri Scott about color dyeing with mushrooms.

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