our favorite artisans and garden gurus
AT CALGO GARDENS
The Peace Garden—Tammy Geric is a licensed massage therapist, reiki master teacher, craniosacral practitioner, esthetician and ordained minister (among other things). She has been in the spa industry for over 25 years. In August 2000 she created The Peace Center—a safe and sacred space for people to experience healing on all levels. Today she specializes in massage and energy healing. • The Peace Center offers massage therapy, reiki, craniosacral therapy and body treatments. Clients are seen on a one-on-one basis in a private treatment room in the farmhouse at Calgo Gardens. Each treatment is custom designed with the individual and is treatment is the full hour (or longer!), with a few moments between appointments to discuss client needs. You will not be rushed in and out the door. Tammy’s intention is to deliver the perfect treatment for your needs. (Tammy is a licensed massage therapist in both New Jersey and Howell township, and is also a Reiki Master-Teacher and craniosacral practitioner with training in several modalities of massage and hypnotherapy). www.thepeacecenternj.com
The Yoga Loft—a peaceful, rejuvenating space in the loft of Calgo’s Farmhouse. The Yoga Loft offers classes and will host special events. To find out more and see a schedule of classes, visit their website: www.theyogaloftnj.com
ARTISTS and ARTISANS
Marty Silverman, sculptor and garden fountain designer. Marty’s beautiful, custom work is created from varied stones from alabaster to rhyolite-farrago. He has worked with Calgo Garden’s creating unique forms for several landscaping projects. www.fountainandsculpturegarden.com
Janice Shields, artist and owner of Cut It Out, sculptural furnishings for home and garden. Collaborating with nature she fashions trellises, arbors, fencing, chuppahs, benches, coffee tables, and more. Janice has been a Calgo workshop instructor since 1993, and has also created custom work for the Estomin home. www.heycutitout.com
FRIENDS & FAMILY & SHAMELESS PLUGS
Rich Green Lawns / Professional Lawn and Shrub Care is an environmentally responsible lawn tree and shrub care provider. Their professionally trained specialists are New Jersey Certified Applicators servicing Monmouth, Ocean & Middlesex Counties. They are members of the New Jersey Turfgrass Association, and the International Society of Arborists. Rich Green Lawns has designed its lawn care programs (including weed control) around Integrated Pest Management (IPM) techniques to reduce the need for chemical use. The eco-friendly Tree and Shrub Division will create a program specifically designed for your needs consisting of inspections and preventive maintenance programs. For more information and your FREE Survey and Landscape Analysis: www.richgreenlawns.com
Donna Sacks is principal designer and owner of Eclectic Interiors, her interior design business with offices at Calgo Gardens. Donna transforms spaces employing existing and/or new furnishings, color, fabric and paint techniques to create sophisticated, welcoming and functional interiors. Her work reflects her distinctive artistic eye, hence she is the design consultant of choice for Calgo Gardens and owners Penny and Mark Estomin. Donna will work with you to make your individual design vision a reality. Inquire through Calgo’s contact page or by calling 731.905.0665.
Fresh Tofu of Allentown Pennsylvania, supplying the east coast with organic tofu and other fine soyfood products since 1984. Owned by Andrea and Gary Abramowitz (Penny’s sister & brother-in-law…and Calgo devotees). Certified organic, Kosher, vegan, no preservatives and dedicated to the principle that “Fresher is Better.” www.freshtofu.com
Dee Duncan, has been practicing yoga for more than 10 years and has been on a spiritual journey for that period and longer. She is a registered member of Yoga Alliance and the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and a certified Reiki II Practitioner. Dee has also received her Healing Hearts through Yoga Certification which is a unique program at Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital. Bringing breath work and relaxation to a patient in the hospital changes ones life forever. Teaching from the heart, Dee brings a sense of compassion and peace as she shares the gift of yoga. Dee is also an avid quilter whose passion for fabric is only surpassed by her love of yoga. Dee is a long time friend and associate, and has shared her many talents with Calgo Gardens throughout the years.
WEBSITE / GRAPHIC DESIGNERS
Nan Bookless and Elizabeth DeMarco, aka BookMarc Creative. Calgo Garden’s graphic design team responsible for our ads, postcards, e-grams and website projects. Check out their award-winning work at www.bookmarccreative.com