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Nationally renowned garden expert Melinda Myers helps everyday gardeners find success and ease in the garden through her Melinda’s Garden Moments radio segments. Melinda shares “must have” tips that hold the key to gardening success, learned through her more than 30 years of horticulture experience. Listeners from across the country find her gardener friendly, practical approach to gardening both refreshing and informative! On this page, Melinda shares some more extensive garden tips, which expand on the information provided in her one-minute radio segments.

New tips are added throughout each month, providing timely step-by-step tips on what you need to do next in your garden! Visit Melinda’s website www.melindamyers.com for more gardening tips, how-to videos, podcasts and answers to your questions.


National Gardening Association- National Garden Month

 
Join the National Gardening Association and celebrate the joys and benefits of gardening this month – National Garden Month. 

Gardeners know and now research confirms that gardening is good for our minds, bodies, and spirits.  You’ll lower your blood pressure and elevate your mood when you get out and garden.
 
Make this the year to get involved.  If you have never gardened, try growing a container of flowers or a tomato and herbs in a pot.
 
And if you are an experienced gardener consider inspiring someone, young or old, to pick up a trowel and dig in.  You’ll find lots of pleasure when you see your garden through a fresh set of eyes.
 
Lack space to plant?  No worries.  Rent a community garden.  Many municipalities, botanical gardens and extension services provide space for people to grow their own food.  Or help green your community by getting involved with the tree board, beautification or other greening committee.
 
A bit more information:  Get the whole family involved in gardening this month.  Grow a grass head, start new plants from old or build a terrarium from two-liter soda bottles.  Visit my website for directions for these and other gardening activities. 
 
For more gardening tips, how-to videos, podcasts and more, visit www.melindamyers.com


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