Toni Gattone Honored With the 2021 Gold Medal Award for Public Speaking

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up to date: Sep 30, 2021 14:00 MDT

September 30, 2021 ( –

Toni Gattone, a nationally identified speaker and inspirational writer, has received the 2021 Gold Medal of Achievement from GardenComm for her flagship seminar, You Can Garden for Life, which serves seniors and gardening fans of all ages.

The 2021 Media Awards have been introduced by GardenComm, a world affiliation of backyard communicators. This prestigious award acknowledges people and companies who obtain the best ranges of expertise and professionalism in backyard communications. The 2021 competitors had greater than 135 entries in 62 classes. 

“The GardenComm Media Awards showcase the writers, audio system, photographers, editors, publishers, and commerce corporations which have pursued excellence in gardening communication in print or digital communications,” says Becky Heath, previous president of GardenComm. “The winners have been judged by business consultants and present important distinction and distinctive work.” 

Gattone’s seminar, You Can Garden for Life, has been offered to 1000’s of gardeners throughout the nation over the last seven years. She was impressed to develop the seminar as a consequence of her personal continual again ache, which was improved by making use of adaptive gardening strategies. Creating the discuss was the catalyst to a deep dive into researching and understanding adaptive gardening, which opened the doorways to Ms. Gattone’s renaissance profession as a speaker, writer, and neighborhood builder. 

“I’m honored to have obtained this prestigious award,” stated Toni Gattone. “My aim is to supply finest practices and strategies for adapting any backyard to create larger ease, consolation, and security when gardening.” 

Ms. Gattone is enthusiastic about connecting with people who find themselves constructing adaptive resilience via their love of gardening. At age 71, she turned a broadcast writer together with her guide, The Lifelong Gardener, Garden with Ease and Joy at Any Age. Published by Timber Press in 2019, the guide is written for gardeners decided to not have their bodily limitations maintain them again from pursuing their ardour and pursuits. 

At 73, Ms. Gattone focuses her time, expertise, and a focus on her “encore profession” of public talking, writing journal articles, and running a blog for her ‘Growing Resilience’ neighborhood. She is growing two new seminars that can assist gardeners adapt to drought and create fire-smart landscapes.

For extra details about Toni Gattone and adaptive gardening, go to or e mail [email protected] 

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