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Designing Your Small Space Garden

Are you a space-challenged gardener? Would you love to enhance your outdoor spaces for privacy or entertaining or beauty? Its starts with knowing how to combine plants, furnishings and accessories to create the space you desire. With proper planning you can create an easy care green space that is an asset—not a constant problem. Award-winning author and columnist Melinda Myers will show you how to create BIG impact and function no matter how small your space. From smallish back yards, teensy patios or even condo balconies, you’ll discover loads of information to help you create the garden hideaway you’ve always wanted!

About Melinda Myers

Melinda Myers—Award-winning columnist, radio and TV host and author, Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening

Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening (Cool Springs Press, 2006). She hosts the nationally syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” segments which air on over 115 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. Melinda also hosts the international internationally distributed “Great Courses: How to Grow Anything” DVD series, including the latest, “Food Gardening for Everyone” DVD set. She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine, writes the twice monthly “Gardeners’ Questions” newspaper column, and has a column in Gardening How-to magazine. Melinda hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio program for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of “Great Lakes Gardener” on PBS. She has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening and was a columnist and contributing editor for Backyard Living magazine. Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. For her work, community service and media presence Melinda has received many awards, including the American Horticultural Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award. In 2017 she was inducted into the national Hall of Fame for GardenComm: Garden Communicators International. She has also won awards from the American Nursery and Landscape Association, The International Society of Arboriculture, the Perennial Plant Association and was the first woman inducted into the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation’s Hall of Fame.

Many thanks to Gardener’s Supply Company for sponsoring Melinda at this year’s Show!

Find Melinda at


Oct 23 2021


12:00 pm


Pat O'Brian Hall
Melinda Myers


Melinda Myers

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