Karen Montgomery of Kspace holds qualifications in Horticulture, Conservation Land Management, Training & Assessing and Small Business Management. She is the past CEO of the Master Landscapers of SA, President of the Horticultural Media Association, and involved in the Horticultural Therapy Association & The Rare Fruit Society.
Karen is passionate about growing food and sharing information. She is a garden writer contributing to media including SA Gardens & Outdoor Living magazine and can be heard regularly on ABC891 and 5AA radio shows.
Karen holds a Peter Bennett Award for sustainable living practices, was a Judge for the South Australian Nursery Industry Retail Nursery Awards, judge for Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia (SPASA) & was on stage at the ABC Gardening Show with the ‘Ask it Solve it’ crew in Adelaide. She is also a recipient of the Playford Memorial Trust Award for her commitment to her studies and the Industry.
Karen is a resident of the cool Adelaide Hills, where she tends her 1 acre garden shaded by large trees. Her garden includes a 35m² veggie patch, orchard, berry garden, bee hive & chicken run which she shares with her family & dogs. Along with the possums, koalas and kookaburras just to name a few permanent visitors.