Melinda Myers

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P.O. Box 798 Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149

Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author & columnist Melinda Myers speaks at many of the major flower show and garden events throughout the U.S. and is a dynamic presenter! She host Melinda's Garden Moments radio and TV and much more!



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Melinda Myers' Bio


Gardening expert, TV/radio host, author & columnist Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience and has
written over 20 gardening books, including Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening, the Midwest Gardener's Handbook (2014), The Birds & Blooms’ Ultimate Gardening Guide and Jackson and Perkins’ Beautiful Roses Made Easy: Midwestern Edition. She hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment segments which air on over 135 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. as well as The Great Courses How to Grow Anything DVD Series (2013). She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and writes the twice monthly “Gardeners’ Questions” newspaper column. Melinda also has a regular column in the nationally distributed Gardening How-To magazine as well as Wisconsin Gardening magazine. Melinda continues to appear regularly as a guest expert on various national and local television and radio shows.

Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist, was a horticulture instructor with tenure and is
currently on the board of directors for the International Society of Arboriculture.

Melinda is a dynamic presenter who travels the country each year, appearing at many of the major flower & garden shows
and home & garden events.  She enjoys the speaking tour as it allows her to share her knowledge and love of gardening
with fellow gardeners. Some of her highlighted speaking engagements include The EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, The St. Louis Home Show, Southern Spring Home & Garden Show, The Macy’s Flower Show, The Northwest Flower Show in Seattle, The Philadelphia Flower Show, The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, The New Jersey Flower Show, the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, the Cincinnati Flower Show, state and regional master gardeners events, women's expos and much more.

Melinda also hosted The Plant Doctorradio program for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of Great Lakes Gardener”
on PBS. She also hosted "Yardworks," a nationally syndicated yard care and garden show where she interviewed many

celebrities right in their own gardens. Additionally, she has been a contributing editor and columnist for Backyard Living
magazine and has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening.  

For her work, community service and media presence, Melinda has received recognition and numerous awards, including
the national American Horticultural Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award, Garden Globe Award for radio talent and the Quill and Trowel Award for her television work, both from the Garden Writers Association. She was also awarded the Garden Communicator’s Award from the American Nursery and Landscape Association, the Gold Leaf Award for Arbor Day from the International Society of Arboriculture, and the Perennial Plant Association Garden Media Award.

Melinda’s web site is


Melinda can speak on a wide array of gardening topics. For a complete listing with descriptions please email Diana Paul at

Just a few of her topics are:

Building a Beautiful Garden

Small Space Gardens

Affordable Eco-friendly Landscape Makeovers

Plants for Difficult Situations

Flavorful Landscapes

Year Round Garden-tainment

Creative Containers

Grow Your Favorite Recipe

Create A Colorful Garden filled with Birds, Butterflies & Blossoms

Ten Easy Green and Growing Ideas

Creating a Colorful Garden

Simple Landscape Makeovers

Fall Prep for a Beautiful Spring Garden

Shade Gardening Beyond Hostas

Edible Landscapes



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Audience Reviews

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Professional & Knowledgeable

Carolyn Alt from Grand Rapids, MI - 04/08/2019 08:16:16

Melinda is one of the easiest speakers to work with. She works hard when she's at the show, loves to do media interviews and brings valuable, current and interesting content that the audience loves. Have used her more than once and will use her again!

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Great speaker!

Trenton Smiley from Lansing, Michigan - 04/02/2019 20:01:18

Melinda did presentations for my company and people loved her.

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Always a Delight

Derek Lancioni from Grand Rapids, MI - 04/01/2019 13:26:21

Melinda is so easy to work with, professional, kind and personable. Any show promoter would be lucky to work with her!