Melinda Myers Presents “Planning & Plants for a Small Space Garden” at Chicago Flower Show

March 6, 2010

Melinda Myers, Courtesy

Melinda Myers, Credit Mark Avery

Melinda Myers will present “Planning & Plants for A Small Space Garden” sponsored by Birds & Blooms magazine at the Chicago Flower Show that runs this weekend, March 4-7, Navy Pier, Chicago.

Presentation description –Planning & Plants for A Small Space Garden – Simple ideas for packing a lot of garden into a small space or creating an intimate garden within a large lot.   The planning process as well as tips and techniques for designing and maintaining gardens with year round interest in every layer from the ground to the roofline will be covered.   General concepts and specific plants suited to the region, including climbers, ground covers and assorted plants for small spaces will be discussed.

Nationally known gardening expert Melinda Myers has 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening. She hosts the nationally syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” TV segments which air on 50 network TV stations in the U.S. and “Great Lakes Gardener” seen onPBS stations throughout the country. She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio program for over 20 years. Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist and was a horticulture instructor with tenure.  Myer’s web site is

Upcoming appearances:

Link to her videos: Also, here’s a link to Melinda’s videos —

Small Space Gardening

Small Space Gardening Credit Mark Avery

Link to her book, “Small Space Gardening”


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