About

Lucia Grimmer holds a Masters Degree in Plant Pathology and works as a technical nutrition specialist in the fertiliser industry.  She has studied at many universities including several in the USA, and has worked in a research capacity in government and commercial organizations.
She is the author of several scientific papers and technical disease and nutrition manuals.  Lucia has won several awards from farming magazines for her technical articles.
Originally from Zimbabwe, Lucia and her husband owned a 1500 ha farm where they grew commercial and horticultural crops including tomatoes before they migrated to Australia. As a specialist in plant disease and nutrition, Lucia provides professional advice  to commercial growers of vegetable, fruit and cereal crops around the world.


Annette Welsford
has a partial degree in Horticulture and a Post Graduate Certificate in Marketing.  Having lived in the cold, temperate and hot parts of Australia and the UK, she has gained experience over the years with gardening in a variety of climates.

Annette also worked for a fertiliser company where she was responsible for developing, editing and publishing a several technical manuals on nutrition and fungal diseases for a wide range of horticultural crops including tomatoes. Annette edits publications produced by Lucia and is responsible for publishing and marketing.  She has also produced  a range of other books and online mentoring programs in style and small business marketing.

Her husband, originally from the southern tip of New Zealand is also an avid vegetable gardener.  He’s grown many vegetable crops over the years throughout New Zealand and is now experiencing the delights of being able to grow vegetables all year round in the sub-tropics.

To view full details of the range of products and services provided by Annette, please visit commonsensemarketing.com.au