5/27/20 - Creating A Pet Garden Utopia with Melinda Myers

I was fortunate to spend time recently with Melinda Myers. With the Spring Gardening season in full swing, I thought it would be great to hear from an expert on what are some pet friendly options to safeguard your home for your favorite pets.

Nationally known 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, and Jackson and Perkins’ Beautiful Roses Made Easy. She hosts the nationally-syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” program which airs on over 115 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S.

Melinda also hosts the 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, regular columnist for The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and writes a nationally distributed newspaper column. She appears regularly as a guest expert on national and local television and radio shows.

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’s received recognition and numerous awards, including the national American Horticultural Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award. In
2017, Myers was inducted into the national Hall of Fame of GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators, the highest honor that can be given to a member of the association. Myers has also been awarded the GWA’s Garden Globe Award for radio talent and the Quill and Trowel Award for her television work; the Garden Communicator’s Award from the American Nursery and Landscape Association; the International Society of Arboriculture’s Gold Leaf Award; and the Perennial Plant Association’s Garden Media Award. In 2012, Melinda became the first woman inducted into the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation's Hall of Fame. 

Myers’s website is Melinda Myers

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