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Holiday gifts for gardeners

2018 video bundle

If you are scratching your head about a gift for a gardening enthusiast – young or old, neophyte or Master Gardener – then please consider my 2017 and 2018 gardening video bundles. Each narrated video is approximately 60 minutes in length and is packed with colorful, inspirational slides. Videos include helpful lecture notes. Topics include…

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HOLIDAY SALE ON KERRY’S FOUR GARDENING BOOKS

The Right-Size Flower Garden

All four of my popular gardening books are on sale, beginning on Black Friday, November 23 and running through Saturday, December 15. Any book is only $18 with FREE SHIPPING! All books are signed. If you would like me to sign it to a special person, just let me know! Click here to check out…

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2019 Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium

I am amazed that this will be the 15th annual symposium that I’ve organized. I started these events when I lived in Ballston Spa, New York with the intention of bringing together gardeners of all ages and abilities from around the Albany, New York region. The first symposium was held at the Gideon Putnam Resort…

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NEW 2019 Flower Gardening Webinars

This will be my third year producing flower gardening Webinars, which are online lectures designed for individuals only, to encourage affordable and convenient personal gardening education, available for repeated viewing anytime on personal computer screens. This flexible personal education delivery system is designed to complement (not replace) my popular live, on-site, lectures for group audiences.…

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Registration is Open for the 15th Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium

Everything is in place for another spectacular Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium. The 15th annual symposium will be held once again at the magnificent Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, Vermont. The day-long, premier symposium, which attracts 230 enthusiastic gardeners nationwide, will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 preceded by a special three-hour flower…

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Evan’s last day of work at Morgan Stanley was June 29th. He starts his new job at The Carlyle Group in Menlo Park (California) on July 16th. Since the apartment in San Francisco is not available until July 15, he will sleep on the floor of a friend’s apartment in NYC for several days, then…

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A farewell to a great man

My twin sister’s husband, Jeff Cole, died suddenly on March 31 at the age of 64. Jeff was a tremendous husband, father, sibling, brother-in-law, and community leader. Some of you met Jeff last year when he helped at the Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium’s registration table. He was the one that always had a smile…

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I Love Working at Estabrook’s Garden Center

I LOVE working at Estabrook’s Garden Center and Nursery, a crème-de-la-crème nursery. The plant inventory is huge, with many cool, unusual choices – plus I have the opportunity to make recommendations. I work with an exceptional staff – a team of can-do, hardworking people with terrific personalities. It’s also fun interacting daily with countless gardeners,…

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SUPPORT SEED LIBRARIES – START ONE IN YOUR LOCAL LIBRARY!

Seed libraries are sprouting all over the country. These fantastic resources encourage gardeners of all ages and abilities, from rural to urban areas, to ‘check out’ seed at no cost. At the end of the growing season, library members simply ‘check back in’ seeds from their harvest. Seed inventory ranges by location, but edible plants…

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Kerry’s new position at Estabrook’s Garden Center

It’s another exciting page turner in my life. As of this month, I have accepted a full time, year-round position at Estabrook’s Garden Center and Nursery, providing marketing and sales support; insights to new and trending plant material and sustainable gardening practices; residential design consultations (within 25 miles of the nursery); and overseeing other services…

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