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VGCLJ November Meeting (Open to Guests)

  • Congregation Beth Israel 9001 Towne Centre Drive San Diego, CA, 92122 United States (map)

Horticulture / Garden Design
Speaker:  Melinda Myers
“Small Space Gardens”

Melinda Myers will present simple ideas for creating a lot of garden within a small space, or creating an intimate garden within a large lot, including containers, vertical gardens, and more.  She’ll share tips and techniques for designing and maintaining gardens with year-round interest in every layer from ground to roofline.  General concepts and specific water-wise plants suited to San Diego will be covered.

She has 30 years of horticulture experience, including as a radio and TV host.  She has written over 20 gardening books including, Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening and Birds & Blooms’ Ultimate Gardening Guide.  She also has produced a DVD series titled, How to Grow Anything.

Melinda has a Master’s Degree in Horticulture, is a certified arborist, and is currently on the board of directors of the International Society of Arboriculture.

For her work, community service, and media presence, Melinda has received recognition and numerous awards from many organizations, including the National Horticulture Society Garden Writer’s Association, the American Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Perennial Plant Association.