Kerry Ann Mendez - Nationally Renowned Speaker

In these busy times, everyone can appreciate a manageable garden. Kerry Ann Mendez is the best person to show us all how –with humor. Kerry Ann has repeatedly inspired standing-room-only crowds at the annual PHS Philadelphia Flower Show with her time-saving tips and user-friendly garden designs.”  Patricia Schrieber, Director of Education, The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

"Kerry Ann's presentation and delivery were very strong and specific to my area. Good slides and suggestions. I was impressed that she had made sure her suggestions were appropriate for my weather zone." Roberta, Memphis, Tennessee


Kerry Ann's Speaking Calendar

Kerry Ann is in high demand as a garden speaker. Since 2015  she has presented over 450 lectures to more than 45,000 gardeners in 23 states and Canada.

Topics & Presentations

Kerry Ann Mendez speaks on many different gardening topics.

Her presentations include colorful Powerpoint slides and helpful handouts. She has spoken for hundreds of groups ranging in size from 10 to 600 people and encourages audience participation for a lively and interactive experience. Presentations can vary in length from 45 minutes to a full-day workshop.

Going Virtual? No Problem!

Kerry Ann has extensive experience presenting her talks virtually - without losing the warmth and enthusiasm that are a hallmark of her live talks.

In the video clip below, she shares her favorite plants for blistering hot spots as part of Estabrook’s Garden's 2021 Webinar Series. This is part of “Heavenly Plants for Tough Spots and Hellstrips”.

About Kerry Ann

Speaker for many symposia and conferences, including Master Gardeners conferences in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maine, Maryland, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Virginia, New Jersey, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Michigan, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Also presented at the 2015 International Master Gardeners Convention.

Featured speaker at many garden and flower shows including Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston and Seattle.

Presenter for many Horticultural and Plant Societies including societies in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, New York, Wisconsin and Ottawa.

Presents gardening Webinars enjoyed by thousands of gardeners across the United States.

Popular speaker at botanical gardens and arboretums including:

  • Chicago Botanic Gardens, IL
  • U.S. Botanic Gardens
  • U.S. National Arboretum
  • Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park,MI
  • Coastal Maine Botanic Gardens, ME
  • Longwood Gardens, PA
  • Morris Arboretum, PA
  • Wave Hill, NY
  • Taylor Conservatory, WI
  • Tower Hill Botanical Garden, MA
  • Rotary Botanical Gardens, WI
  • Olbrich Botancial Gardens, WI
  • Bartlett Arboretum, CT
  • Cox Arboretum, OH
  • New Jersey Botanical Gardens, NJ
  • Cheekwood Arboretum, TN
  • Green Spring Gardens, VA
  • Polly Hill Arboretum, MA
  • Laurelwood Arboretum, NJ
  • Connecticut College Arboretum, CT
  • Berkshire Botanical Garden, MA
  • Blithewood Gardens and Arboretum, RI
  • Frelinghuysen Arboretum, NJ
  • Phipps Conservatory, PA

Featured speaker for trade shows, nursery and landscape associations, garden centers as well as landscaping schools. Venues include:

  • iLandscape
  • Northern Green
  • New England Grows
  • Cultivate
  • Perennial Plant Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Horticultural Short Course
  • Montana Green Expo
  • Connecticut Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Maine Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Western NY Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Northern Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association
  • Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association
  • The Professional Landscapers School (Indiana)
  • White Flower Farm
  • Gardener's Supply Company

Kerry Ann Mendez speaks on many different gardening topics. For a list of garden presentations click Lectures by Kerry Ann Mendez

Wow! What a powerful speaker! Kerry Ann Mendez certainly was one of the most outstanding speakers that I’ve been exposed to in the Garden Club. I think one and all were catching their breath when she finished her amazing lecture! Most inspiring.  Betsy, Rockport, MA.

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