Garden Mentoring & Design With Emily | Pass the Pistil

Garden Mentoring and Design

Food & Ecological Garden Design.
Grow a garden that’s right for you.

Working with Emily

Emily can guide you through the garden making process from beginning to end. Choose from the services you need or contact her for an experience designed just for you.

Become a salad diva, eat garden fresh all the time, plant a mini flower farm, grow a healing garden, make a difference ecologically with thoughtful planning and planting.

With a warm voice and comforting expertise, Emily encourages you to start small, follow nature, and dig in.

Lorene Edwards Forkner

Editor, Pacific Horticulture

Grow your own food, become a companion planting guru, plant a cut flower garden, support wildlife, grow a living greenway, offset your carbon footprint.

Start
Your Garden Here

Need help getting started, facing challenges, or simply looking for a little extra help? Then this is the plan for you.

$299

  • 1 Hour Virtual One-On-One
  • Rough Sketch Design Solution, Not-to-Scale
  • Troubleshooting
  • Soil Care Plan
  • Personalized Plant Selections
  • Shopping List
  • Planting Calendar, Care & Harvest Schedule

Inspiration
Booster

This plan is designed to follow one of the other 3 plans.

$399

  • 4 30-minute Calls Scheduled Weekly, Bi-monthly or Monthly
  • Troubleshooting
  • Soil Care Plan
  • Personalized Plant Selections
  • Shopping List
  • Updated Planting Calendar, Care & Harvest Schedule (as needed)

GrowBest Value
With Confidence

This plan is designed for the first-time gardener or seasoned gardener.

$549

  • 1 Hour Virtual One-on-One
  • Site Assessment
  • Rough Sketch Design Solution, Not-to-Scale
  • Soil Care Plan
  • Personalized Plant Selections
  • Shopping List
  • Planting Calendar, Care & Harvest Schedule
  • 4 30-minute Follow-up Calls Scheduled Bi-monthly or Monthly (to take place within 4 months of the initial, virtual call or in the next planting season.)

Tailored
On-Site Design and Mentoring

Perfect if you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area or N. California. Choose from the options that best meet your needs to jump-start or fine-tune an existing garden.

Variable

  • 1.5 Hour Site Visit and Analysis
  • Site Assessment
  • Rough Sketch Design Solution, Not-to-Scale (to scale upon request)
  • Troubleshooting
  • Soil Care Plan
  • Personalized Plant Selections
  • Plant Placement
  • Shopping List
  • Planting Calendar, Care & Harvest Schedule
  • On-site and/or Virtual Check-ins
  • Don’t Forget to Ask About the Cook With Emily Option

“Murphy’s gentle guidance empowers us with graceful skills for growing our garden and feeds the spirit with every delicious word. Each heart-centered technique is a gift not only for nurturing plants out of the earth, but also for nurturing sustainable growth in mind and body.”

Carey Davidson

Founder & CEO, Tournesol Wellness