Born and raised throughout Central and Western states, (Idaho, Utah, Minnesota & New Mexico), Jaclyn moved to Sheridan last year with her little family: her husband and two young toddlers, ages 3 & 5. She has fallen in love with this area and it's strong community. Jaclyn graduated high school in 2001, studied business for two years in college and traveled extensively for 8 years, including China, New Zealand, Ecuador, Peru, South Pacific, Alaska and Hawaii. During that time she farmed, gardened, taught English, surfed and rock climbed. In between trips she landscaped public and private properties and practiced massage therapy.
When she's not in the garden chasing her children, she can be found in downtown Sheridan giving massages at Headlines Salon on Main Street.
When I first met Betty and Bing Jackson, they welcomed me into their stunning garden. With a big smile they told me they shared everything. "Take one, leave one," they said.
Many years after Betty passed, Mr J. generously offered a group of local gardeners part of his space to grow a vegetable garden. His garden had rich soil and a six foot fence to keep the deer out. Other community members joined us for different reasons many out of loyalty to their old teacher Mr J. I hope that I can pass on Betty and Bing's philosophy; a passion for growing, respect for the earth and love for my fellow man.
Bio to come.
Paulette has been apart of Jackson's Garden since it's beginning! She has been gardening all of her life, starting with her family farm in Iowa, raising everything from hay, oats and corn, to chickens, sheep, cattle, pigs and more! She believes the garden is a wonderful safe community space to explore, and is so happy to be apart of it.