Kerry Ann has given lectures, workshops and classes throughout New England, across the United States and even in Canada.
She is an entertaining, inspirational and educational speaker who enjoys mingling humor with down-to-earth, garden-transforming expertise.
Kerry Ann speaks at garden clubs, symposiums, fundraisers, arboretums, garden shows, garden centers, trade shows and more.
Kerry Ann is the author of three popular gardening books -
- The Right-Size Flower Garden: Simplify Your Outdoor Space with Smart Design Solutions and Plant Choices (St. Lynns Press, 2015)
- The Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Top Ten Lists: 70 garden-transforming theme lists and strategies for growing gorgeous, low-maintenance gardens in zones 3 through 7
- Top Ten Lists for Beautiful Shade Gardens.
Garden Columnist and freelance writer. Write monthly columns for 518Life magazine, based in Albany, NY. Wrote for Today’s Garden Center magazine in 2013 and 2014. Kerry Ann has also written freelance articles for Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Saratoga Life, Portland Life and others.
Kerry Ann is a ‘passionate perennialist’ with over 25 years of hands-on experience. As a consultant, designer, and teacher, she specializes in low-maintenance, sustainable garden and landscape design, incorporating perennials, ornamental grasses, flowering shrubs, bulbs, and no-fuss annuals.
Kerry Ann's Gardens were one of five nationally featured in spring 2014 Garden Gate Magazine “Amazing Gardens” publication.
Garden & Design Consultant
Kerry Ann has consulted and designed gardens for thousands of clients all over the Northeast during the past 20 years.
In 2014 she received the Gold Medal Award from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society recognizing individuals who have contributed to excellence in horticulture. Kerry Ann was specifically acknowledged for "Exceptional teaching and writing that increases public enjoyment and appreciation of horticulture."
On The Air
Featured on HGTV as well as in major national magazines including Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Garden Gate, Better Homes and Gardens.
Producer and presenter for seven of Horticulture magazine’s national gardening webinars. Click here for 2015 webinar.
Hosted ‘In the Garden’ for Channel 9 regional television in 2004 and 2005
Creator and organizer of The Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium, annually attended by hundreds of gardeners in the Northeast. Sponsors include The American Horticultural Society, Proven Winners and Gardener’s Supply Company.
National spokesperson for Proven Winners and Espoma national brands.
Perennial Plant Association
GWA: Association of Garden Communicators
American Horticultural Society
Kerry Ann Mendez
PO Box 132
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Phone: (207) 502-7228
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