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Upcoming Appearances

August 22, 2019
Mequon Nature Preserve 

sponsored by
Fresh Coast Resource Center  & Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District


6:30 - 8 p.m. - Strategies for Adding Native Plants to Your Landscape and the Many Benefits! Join gardening expert, TV/radio host and author Melinda Myers for a bit of inspiration by touring some of the gardens at Mequon Nature Preserve.  We’ll then move inside to explore ways you can incorporate natives into your landscape whether gardening in the city, suburbs or on a more expansive piece of property.  You’ll discover the many benefits of adding natives including attracting pollinators, keeping water where it falls and reducing ongoing maintenance.  

This event is free, but registration is required and space is limited.   RSVP to Kelly Winkler at kwinkler@mequonnaturepreserve.org


Venue

Mequon Nature Preserve
8200 W. County Line Road
Mequon, WI

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August 24, 2019 
Sanger House Gardens
 

9:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.   - "Creating Spectacular Fall Container Gardens, Refreshing Existing Containers & Preserving a Bit of Your Garden" 

Join Melinda Myers at Sanger House Gardens for some fall gardening inspiration! Melinda will create a few fall containers and provide some of her favorite combinations for adding lots of "wow factor" to your landscape this fall. She'll also show you how to freshen up those waning from summer for added beauty and interest in your fall landscape. Then learn how to preserve a bit of your garden over winter while brightening your indoor garden. Melinda will lead the group as you delve into some hands-on activities, including taking cuttings and planting herb seeds for you to take home. Then learn how to overwinter tropical plants indoors. You'll be surrounded by inspiration inside the gorgeous gardens of Sanger House. A tour of Sanger House will be available after Melinda's presentation for anyone interested.


Venue

Sanger House Gardens, 1823 N Palmer St, Milwaukee, WI 

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September 12, 2019 
Bookworm Gardens
 

6 p.m.  - Top Plants for Creating A Colorful Garden Year-round  
Get bigger impact with fewer plants to create year-round interest in your landscape. Learn how to build a colorful garden from the ground-up and look for new opportunities to incorporate color and form in your landscape for added appeal.  
  

Venue

Bookworm Gardens, Sheboygan, WI

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September 14, 2019 
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
 

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  - How to Prune Your Favorite Shrubs
Learn the basics on how and when to prune shrubs. Pruning paranoia is common amongst gardeners, but once you understand the basics you will make better pruning decisions in less time and with much less stress. We will focus on pruning a variety of shrubs commonly found in the landscape. Melinda will also share information on which shrubs to prune and when.    

12 p.m.  - 1 p.m. - Question & Answer session with Melinda Myers


Venue

Pasquesi Home & Gardens
975 North Shore Drive, Lake Bluff, IL

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September 21, 2019
South Dakota Extension Master Gardener State Conference
 

9 a.m. -  The Best Plants for Creating Colorful, Year Round Interest even in Small Spaces 

3 p.m. -  Flavorful Landscapes - Growing Attractive and Edible Landscapes 
 

Venue

Best Western Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center 
Rapid City, SD

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October 24, 2019 
The Clearing Folk School in Door County
 

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.   - Create Your Own Wildlife Sanctuary and Deter Unwanted Guests
If you build it, they will come. That is, the birds, butterflies, bees, beneficial insects, and other wonderful wildlife. Melinda will provide tips on creating a garden, large or small, for attracting colorful wildlife and beneficial insects to the landscape. We will look at plants and accessories that provide food and shelter as well as gardening techniques that are safe for you and wildlife. We will also find ways to manage the unwelcome visitors that seem to find their way into every landscape.


Venue

The Clearing Folk School, Jen Jensen Visitor Center, 12171 Garrett Bay Road, Ellison Bay, WI

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Watch On Demand Anytime from Home
The Grow Network's 2018 Home Medicine Summit

I'm excited to be a part of this online Summit!  Watch from home as 42+ leading experts show you how to be naturally healthy, share lots of great gardening trends and information, provide strategies for living your best life and much more!   

Sign up  by clicking here.  Visit the Grow Network's website for more information on all of the wonderful seminars.

My session is on “Growing Fruit, Vegetables & Herbs in Containers.” 

Venue
Online Summit - watch from the comfort of your own home!

Upcoming Appearances


August 22
Mequon Nature Preserve
Mequon, WI
 

August 24
Sanger House Gardens
Milwaukee, WI
 

Sept. 14
Pasquesi Home & Gardens
Lake Bluff, IL

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