Howard Garrett, The Dirt Doctor, has spent the past sixteen years establishing a leadership role in the natural organic marketplace. He has gained a significant following of people looking for information and advice about natural organic gardening, landscaping, pet health and care, pest control, and a natural way to live our lives.
A strong cultural shift has occurred in consumer purchasing – purchasing of natural organic products and services is now mainstream. Here are some trends:
Howard Garrett promotes an organic lifestyle by helping people with natural organic methods of landscaping, gardening, pet health and care, pest control and a natural way to live our lives. He has extensive experience in natural organic landscape design and consulting, with extensive experience in landscape contracting, greenhouse growing and organic product development. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Park Administration and Landscape Architecture from Texas Tech University in 1969. After a stint in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve, he started his business career at Club Corporation of America where he was a laborer and assistant golf course superintendent. He is ISA certified arborist, horticulturist, broadcaster, photographer, public speaker, columnist and author.
In 1985, the birth of Logan, Howard’s daughter, was the turning point of his education into organics. By 1988, he had committed his entire career to the research, education and promotion of organics and natural organic practices. Organic techniques eliminate toxic poisons, are easier and more cost effective. People who understand the value of nutritious and non-toxic foods are listening and taking action in their daily lives.
In addition to leading the consumer market, Howard consults many corporations and cities in the use of natural organic techniques such as:
Howard hosts the popular Healthy Living and Growing radio show every Sunday morning from 9a-12p EST. His shows consistently attract significant audience and community support.
The DirtDoctor.com web site is an important destination for people looking for natural organic information and advice. It also includes the popular Dirt Doctor forums.
The Dirt Doctor has thirteen books in publication. Some of his books are:
Howard Garrett is the President of the Texas Organic Research Center (TORC). TORC provides research, information and education about natural, organic techniques. TORC is one of the only organic educational institutes in the United States today.