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John Dromgoole, owner of The Natural Gardener nursery and organic gardening center, has been heavily involved in the organic industry and environmental issues for more than 30 years.
For 27 years, John has hosted America's longest continuously running organic radio talk show, Gardening Naturally, on KLBJ AM.
As a member of a Texas Department of Agriculture Task Force, he coauthored standards to certify organic farms.
Since 1983, John has written articles for Texas Gardener Magazine and Organic Gardening Magazine, and has won numerous environmental and industry awards.
His award-winning nursery is a three-time winner of Today's Garden Center's “Revolutionary 100 Garden Centers,” ten-time winner of the Austin Chronicle's “Best of Austin,” and has been featured in many national gardening magazines. In 2008, The Natural Gardener was honored with the national award, Innovative.
John's main focus is to bring new and old gardeners on board with the organic technique, teaching them how easy, beneficial and beautiful it is be an organic gardener.