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Kerry Ann Mendez

Owner of Perennially Yours, LLC - Deeply Rooted in Excellence

Speaker - Author - Expert Gardener

Nationally Renowned Speaker

“…Through Kerry’s work as a gardener, teacher and author, and lecturer, she has helped many discover the world of gardening and horticulture. Kerry Mendez is a 2014 Gold Medal Awardee, an honor Massachusetts Horticultural Society bestows on distinguished individuals who promote horticulture for the public good.  Katherine K. Macdonald, President, Massachusetts Horticultural Society

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“Kerry Mendez has over 25 years of professional and personal garden experience with special interest in low-maintenance gardening. Kerry is a garden author and lecturer who incorporates humor, abundant excitement, knowledge, and above all a passion for low-maintenance garden and landscape design. Kerry is the perfect author to approach the topic of right-sizing a garden to fit changing life-styles. In her new book Right-Size Flower garden: Simplify Your Outdoor Space with Smart Design Solutions and Plant Choices Kerry presents a step-by-step method to create a garden in balance with your lifestyle.”  Dr. Steven Still, Executive Director, The Perennial Plant Association; former professor of landscape horticulture, the Ohio State University.

No one is more enthusiastic than Kerry Ann Mendez about helping homeowners understand how to create low-maintenance gardens for their property. Her books and lectures provide practical information about what’s the right plant for the right place, while showing how to make the whole composition sing. Julie Moir Messervy, award winning author, garden designer and owner of Julie Moir Messervy Design Studio.

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Kerry Ann has been teaching, speaking and writing about gardening for many years - and people love what she has to say!

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From The Blog

Outstanding No-Fuss Annual

May 10, 2017 | 0

Isotoma axillaris ‘Beth’s Blue Procrastination will cost you with this beauty. ‘Beth’s Blue’ starflower tends to fly out of a garden center as soon as it is unloaded from the delivery truck. The mesmerizing lavender flowers dance gracefully atop lacy foliage. Beth’s Blue requires full sun and grows to 12” – 14”. No deadheading required.…

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Fernleaf Peony

May 9, 2017 | 0

Fernleaf Peony (Paeonia tenuifolia) This perennial never fails to draw oohhs and aahhs from onlookers. It has extremely feathery leaves that beg to be touched. The flowers can be single or double. I have only seen them available in red. Like other peonies, they do not bloom long, but after the flowers gracefully bow out,…

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Spring Garden Maintenance

May 8, 2017 | 0

Last Sunday was my first chance to putter about my gardens, enjoy the bursting new plant life, and do some spring clean-up. As I mentioned earlier, not only has my schedule been insanely busy, but spring has also been very slow to arrive in Kennebunk, Maine. Even though it was cold (in the 40’s) and…

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Expert Gardener

“Kerry Mendez has amassed a tremendous knowledge and expertise in horticulture, yet she is able to pass along this knowledge in a completely approachable way that feels more like a friendly conversation over the garden fence than a lecture. Her enthusiasm for flowers and gardening is truly infectious and her passion for sharing is boundless. In this complicated and overscheduled age, Kerry brings a simple, no nonsense approach that will show you how to have beautiful gardens without spending a fortune of time or money.”  Bill Cullina, award winning author and Executive Director of Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Kerry’s passion for gardening is infectious and she communicates her hands-in-the-soil knowledge in a way that makes it easy for others to join the fun…”  Paul Tukey, author of the best selling book The Organic Lawn Care Manual. SafeLawns is North America’s leading advocacy organization and information source for natural lawn care and grounds maintenance since 2006.  Paul was the 2006 American Horticultural Society Gardening Communicator of the year and Executive Producer of “A Chemical Reaction”, a breakthrough documentary demonstrating the pollution links between medical conditions and chemicals and pesticides in lawn care.

“Whether you’ve been growing perennials for years or are just getting started, Kerry has helpful tips and techniques you can use.”   Jim Childs, Associate Editor, Garden Gate Magazine

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