Sunday, March 14, 2010

Thinking About Your Garden?

You may remember a post I did last summer about the garden consultation I had with Kerry Ann Mendez, whom my friend Anne and I had heard speak at the Philadelphia Flower Show. Kerry's business is dedicated to teaching gardeners how to create low-maintenance, ever-blooming perennial gardens and she recently let me know that she as a new book out! Kerry's lecture was chock-full of short cuts, insider tips and money-saving strategies and I'm sure her book will be too. Although looking at the gorgeous gardens she creates, you'd think they were coddled over daily. For more information on her book, go here.
Kerry also mentioned that the 7th Annual Great Garden and Landscaping Symposium is being held again this year at the The Equinox, a world class resort in Manchester VT April 23 - 24. For more info on the agenda and a full listing of all the nationally known speakers, go here.
For Virginia readers who can't make it to VT, the annual Historic Virginia Garden Week takes place April 17 - 25. The Arlington gardens on this year's tour are JUST up the street from my house but I have to work that day so I won't be able to attend.
(please note these are my personal recommendations and I receive no form of compensation for them.)


Linda at Lime in the Coconut! said...

Oh! Stunning!

dyanna said...

Your blog is really interesting.I'm waiting for your new post.
Have a nice day.

Simply Luxurious said...

Thanks for the tip on the book. This could definitely be helpful. Off to check it out!

Michelle said...

Uggg...I just left a long comment, then touched my touchpad with my palm, and it was gone!!

Basically, her garden is stunning! But...I was more elequant the first time!


The Zhush said...

The Manchester event is only a half hour from our ski condo...this may actually be doable, if I can coordinate with the kids activities. Would have never have known about this without you! Thanks!

Kathy said...

Do you really think VT will be having a spring this year? Wow they have been hit hard in the NE and I feel for them, happy digging out of all the snow, mud.

little augury said...

thanks for the link!would love to do one of these. pgt

Kelly Green said...

Great book - i have just spent two back breaking days in my garden so need a little light reading! KG

Lisa said...

Thanks so much for the great links! And I love a real gardener's gardening book! Will look for it. Yaaay more inspiration to start planning!
Always good to visit you and was so happy to see your post on varities of chicken wire and screens for cabinet doors. I always leave Notting Hill so inspired & much smarter than when I arrived. Have a terrific week.

annechovie said...

Sounds like a great book, Michele! Have a terrific week.

Fifi Flowers said...

PRETTY! Love the overgrown garden look!!!

kanishk said...

Your blog is really interesting.I'm waiting for your new post.
Have a nice day.
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