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Melinda Myers - Gardening Expert / Horticulturist

How to Get Your Garden Started (Sponsored by Milorganite)

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 and the Midwest Gardener's Handbook. She hosts the nationally-syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” TV and radio program and the Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series.

Myers is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine, a regular columnist for The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and writes a nationally distributed newspaper column.

With the highest 5-star rating on, Myers is a dynamic presenter, appearing at many of the major flower and home & garden shows throughout the country each year.

Prior to her current media work, Melinda hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio show for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of “Great Lakes Gardener” on PBS. She also hosted "Yardworks,” where she interviewed many celebrities in their own backyards.

Melinda was a contributing editor and columnist for Backyard Living magazine and has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening.

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 recognition and numerous awards, including the national American Horticultural Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award.

Myers' website,, has a plethora of gardening information, including hundreds of how-to gardening videos, monthly garden checklists, podcasts and much more.

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