Joseph Tychonievich is a Virginia EMG favorite!! Joseph’s friendly style and his encyclopedic knowledge of horticulture and plant science have made him a crowd favorite among Virginia Extension Master Gardeners. We are very pleased to bring him to this wide audience–we know you will love him too!
A life long gardener and lover of plants, Joseph has worked for nurseries in the US and Japan, has been a repeated guest on public radio’s food show The Splendid Table and was named by Organic Gardening Magazine as one of “…six young horticulturists who are helping to shape how America gardens.”
He is also the editor of the North American Rock Garden Society quarterly journal.
- Rock Gardening
- The Comic Book Guide to Growing Food
- Plant Breeding for the Home Gardener: How to Create Unique Vegetables and Flowers
- The Complete Guide to Gardeners: The Plant Obsessed and How to Deal With Them
Joseph’s “Comic Book Guide” to growing food and his new podcast demonstrate his commitment to getting more people out in the garden!
Currently Joseph lives with his husband, two cats, a dog, and an absurd number of plants in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Joseph’s keynote “Plant Science to Make You a Better Gardener” is a deep dive into plant science topics, translating them into easy-to-understand terms and giving practical ways you can use that understanding to work in the garden.