About and Contact

hiking Big Schloss w/hubby

hiking Big Schloss w/hubby

Stacey Morgan Smith lives in the Shenandoah Valley with her hubby and animals.

Work – Stacey is a graduate of Virginia Tech. Though semi-retired, she teleworks for a Virginia-based small-business that helps other small business owners.

Volunteerism – A VCE Master Gardener Volunteer, Stacey is the Plant Sale Coordinator for the Northern Shenandoah Valley Master Gardener Association. In 2018, she became the NSVMGA newsletter editor.

Writing & Speaking – Stacey can speak to your garden club or group on topics including:

  • Plants for Free – Division and Asexual Plant Reproduction
  • Pollinator Plants Spring to Fall – Growing for Pollinators all Season
  • Fruits & Veggies Above Ground – Raised Bed Gardening
  • A Year in the Garden – Gardening Through the Seasons
  • Fair-Worthy Produce – Growing Plants that Look (and Taste) Great
  • Growing Up – Using Structures in Your Garden
  • Gardening Apps – Using the Internet and Apps to Research Gardening Questions

Connect – Follow Stacey on Facebook, iNaturalist, or (sometimes) on Instagram or Twitter. She also shares gardening photos through the Master Gardener Facebook page. The “Contact Form” is currently offline due to excessive spam, but you can comment on any posts. You can also receive blog posts by email.

Stacey has lost several family members to cancer. Please get preventative cancer screenings! Early detection can save a life.



This personal website is comprised solely of the opinions of its author, Stacey Morgan Smith, who works to promote gardening and tourism in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Roanoke to the Potomac River. 

Please note: Off-topic posts are not written as a VCE Master Gardener. Recent garden blog posts are based on research. Older blog posts may contain inaccurate information. Please contact your local Extension Master Gardeners or VCE office with any gardening questions.