Jami Scholl is a native of Bloomington. She can be described as a Bloomerang, having lived on the East Coast twice, the West Coast thrice, and next to a river in Minneapolis. She holds degrees in Visual Communication Design, Creative Writing, and Cultural Anthropology, plus certificates in Permaculture and Screenwriting, and is a certified Health & Wellness coach with a specialization in Lifestyle Medicine. She has taught garden classes, given many presentations about gardening and permaculture, and was active in the early stages of the urban agriculture movement in Bloomington, including being a founding board member of the Bloomington Community Orchard and the Bloomington Food Policy Council. Jami enjoys blending her passions for the environment, health and wellness, gardening and design through her writing, photography, illustrations, and in other creative pursuits.
How to create a garden that is resilient to the vagaries of Indiana weather? Jami Scholl, a writer and gardener who was active in the early stages of the urban agriculture movement in Bloomington, says we must work with the forces of nature and “the basic environmental limiting factors of sunlight, water, and soil.” Click here for Jami’s tips on creating a resilient garden.