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For fourteen consecutive years I have travelled to Gardener’s Supply Company in Burlington, VT to lecture to sold out audiences about the joy and rewards of high impact, low-maintenance flower gardening. For much longer, I have been a loyal customer, always eagerly expecting the next garden-tested, earth-friendly product. And now I am thrilled to have been…

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2019 Gardening Trends

There are some exciting gardening trends predicted for 2019. Each year Garden Media, a company that researches global consumer trends, releases some eye-opening findings related to gardening, landscape design and green living. (photo right, Andrea Ruggs) This year’s report covers a wide range of themes. Not surprisingly, low maintenance landscapes continue to be a priority.…

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An Outstanding Article About my Fourth Book, The Budget-Wise Gardener

Budget-Wise Gardener book cover

I was thrilled to read George Weigel’s book review on my latest book, The Budget-Wise Gardener. Weigel wrote this feature for PennLive, a leading local news and information website in central Pennsylvania. Weigel’s article titled 14 Ways to Stretch Your Plant Budget, spotlights some of the hundreds of ideas I share for making your gardening…

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My gardens featured in Country Gardens magazine

Check out the summer issue of Country Gardens magazine for my article, Standout Gardens on Autopilot. This article is based on my third book, The Right-Size Flower Garden. The feature includes some photos of my garden as well as design plan for the garden in front of my condominium in Kennebunk, ME.

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Right-Size Flower Garden Book on Garden Answer

Laura is a brilliant, entertaining, inspirational gardener who hosts Garden Answer. This gardening video show has over 1.5 million followers. I’ve met Laura and her husband Aaron several times, most recently last August at Proven Winners Grand Garden Show on Mackinac Island, Michigan. I was thrilled when Laura talked about my gardening webinars and Right-Size…

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Mendez speaks to Maine Nursery and Landscape Assoc

Kerry Ann Mendez, a garden writer and professional gardener who moved to Kennebunk three years ago after a career in upstate New York, spoke to the Maine Landscape and Nursery Association in January about “plants that save time, manpower and money.” do most gardeners want Low-fuss and sustainable gardens_MENLA_Conference

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Right-Size Flower Garden in Coastal Home magazine

The Right-Size Flower Garden

I was thrilled when asked to write an article on right-sizing flower gardens by Coastal Home magazine, an elite quarterly magazine that features homes, gardens and lifestyle articles in the New England region. This five-page piece is in the spring 2016 magazine, a special double issue that includes two magazines – Coastal Home plus Taste…

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Broken Arrow Nursery Ranked Number 1

Connecticut magazine crowned Broken Arrow Nursery (in Hamden, Connecticut) as Best Nursery in 2015. I’m sure that many gardeners, in and outside the state, would shower similar praises on this unique nursery. It is a plant lover’s paradise! Broken Arrow Nursery is a topnotch specialty plant retailer of woody plants and perennials. The nursery is…

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Kerry Mendez Gardens on Cover and Featured in Garden Ideas Magazine

Imagine my surprise when I saw this Facebook post from my friend Judi:“How lovely indeed (she was referring to some flower photos that I took at Tower Hill Botanic Garden where I was speaking). Although not as lovely as my most recent issue of Garden Gate magazine’s new “Garden Ideas” magazine which–literally cover-to-cover–features YOUR breathtaking…

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