BACK TO EDEN Bios
In 2009, after touring Paul Gautschi's
orchard and garden in Washington, God planted a vision on Michael's heart to document Paul's walk with God in the garden.
saw the potential to transform people's lives by freely sharing the revelation God has shown Paul
and making it available to people around the world.
In the summer of 2010, Michael visited Paul
for the second time; this time to initiate the production of the film "Back to Eden
Paul Gautschi | Gardener
Paul Gautschi has been a gardener for over 55 years and is known locally as a master arborist.
In 1979 Paul
family moved to the Northern Peninsula of Washington from California.
As a father to 7 children, he
has raised food for his
family and friends - never to sell.
has given lively tours of his
orchards and gardens to international groups from 1 to 450 who have also enjoyed the fruits of his
Published articles featuring Paul
gardens include Sunset magazine and the Peninsula Daily News newspaper.
Paul's generosity, passion and enthusiastic outlook has changed the lives of people in the local community and travelers from afar.
Don and his wife Julie live in Sequim, Washington, very near Paul Gautschi's
Don has hauled numerous groups up there for Paul's
For four years, Pam has taken new gardeners to tour Paul Gautschi's
home garden and each year people are stunned by Paul's beautiful results and the minor amount of work required.
was thankful for the simple, labor-saving gardening methods she
learned from her
good friend Paul Gautschi
Today, at 87 years old, she
is an avid user of wood chips and a dedicated gardener.
Ronald and Sylvia Richardson
Ronald and Sylvia Richardson | Gardeners
Ronald and Sylvia Richardson visited Paul Gautschi's
gardens in October of 2010 and were inspired to begin a small vegetable garden in their own backyard in Southern California.
In the Spring of 2011, they installed a "demonstration garden" in their arid and pebble-filled backyard, following the mulching methods they had learned from Paul Gautschi
Mark, Diane and Hannah implemented Paul Gautschi's
year round wood chip mulching method in the Fall of 2010 and planted in the Spring of 2011.
With very little gardening experience and lot of motivation, Susan has implemented Paul Gautschi's
The creative duo visited Paul Gautschi's
gardens in the summer of 2010.
In fact there is joy in uncovering the simple design of nature as Paul
has shown us in his
"It's all about the covering."
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