5 Questions for Howard Garrett

Reader Contribution by Howard Garrett
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What’s the one thing that’s a must in this world?

Freedom.

What is the best purchase you’ve ever made?

Trees by Woods.

What brings you the greatest joy?

Traveling and learning new things.

What’s your favorite smell in the whole world?

Almond verbena.

What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

Read more widely.


Howard Garrett is recognized as one of the leaders in the research, education, and promotion of natural organic products and practices. Garrett was born in Pittsburg, Texas, graduated from Pittsburg High School in 1965, received a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University in 1969 and served in the United States Marine Corps Reserves from 1970 to 1977. He has extensive experience in natural organic gardening, landscape contracting, greenhouse growing, golf course planning and maintenance, and organic product development. Garrett provides state-of-the-art advice on natural organic gardening, landscaping, pet health, composting, pest control, and how to enjoy a healthier lifestyle. Books by This Speaker:The Organic Manual. For more on Howard check out MotherEarthNewsFair.com!