Yummy Yards was started to support those who want to create and expand their edible and aesthetic gardens. We believe that these two types of gardens do not need to be separate. Instead, they can ebb and flow to create a more resilient, productive and beautiful outdoor living space. Call us for a consultation!


Dana and Scott’s was one of YummyYards first projects, and was definitely a fun one!  With three younger kids, limited space, and an easy-to-work with client attitude, we created a beautiful space.

Project #2: Children’s Gardens

YummyYards owes it’s roots to working with children. Before Laura founded YummyYards, she was working with the Garden to Table program, a project through the Growe Foundation.

Project #3: Permaculture Education

Laura and YummyYards fully believe in integrating permaculture principles and ethics into our work and relationships with others.  Part of that commitment involves training and working with others through teaching

The (Heritage) Ducklings are on Their Way

  As I stepped outside of the house at 7am yesterday, I was greeted with an abundance of birdsongs and chirps not heard since last fall.  My heart, too, sang, as I took a deep breath of the humid 65 degree spring air.  After a quick breakfast, I met my mom and cousin and we […]

Real Food for School Lunches

This one is an oldie, but goodie, highlighting the changes that were starting to be made in Boulder Valley School District back in 2008. Thanks to the everything-eco-and-wholesome media outlet Elephant Journal for bringing up this important, and surprisingly controversial topic.  Students should have healthy food options at schools.  Period. “…ask why responsible adults would […]

Walk the Talk Show with Laura Ruby

Waylon Lewis — Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Ads Sales, Errand Boy — Elephant Journal, talks with Laura about 10 green things we can do with our backyards for spring…watch here.