Melinda Myers

Gardening and Horticulture Expert

Melinda Myers

Has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening. She hosts the nationally syndicated “Melinda’s Garden Moment” TV &radio segments which air on over 115 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and writes the twice-monthly “Gardeners’ Questions” newspaper column. Melinda also has a column in Gardening How-To magazine as well as Wisconsin Gardening magazine. Melinda hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio program for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of Great Lakes Gardener on PBS.

She has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening and was a columnist and contributing editor for Backyard Living magazine. Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist, and was a horticulture instructor with tenure.

Melinda Myers in the flowers.


"As a low maintenance eco-friendly gardener I use Milorganite for all my gardening needs. I recommend this goof-proof fertilizer to both beginning and experienced gardeners. The organic nitrogen is slow release and non-burning. Plus the phosphorous is non-leaching, staying put for grass, shrubs, and plants to use.

Research shows that as the microorganisms break down the Milorganite, they also aid in releasing naturally occurring phosphorous and potassium that is bound to the soil, making it more readily available for plant uptake."

- Melinda Myers

Melinda's Most Recent Posts

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Feb 17, 2024, 5:00 AM
Add some vitamin C to your indoor garden and diet by growing your own oranges, lemons and limes indoors.
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Sep 23, 2023, 5:15 AM
Our budgets don’t always expand at the same rate as the gardens we want to create. Help stretch your garden budget by starting new native perennial plants from seeds, cuttings…
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Aug 5, 2023, 5:00 AM
Learn how to work in concert with nature to prevent and control pests and you will be rewarded with a bountiful harvest and landscape filled with beautiful blooms.
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Jul 22, 2023, 5:00 AM
Too much or not enough water and never when you need it. That seems to be the long time plight of gardeners. Learn tips to be a water-wise gardener.
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Jul 1, 2023, 5:00 AM
Summer has arrived and for many, that means heat, drought and watering bans. Learn tips to keep your landscape looking it’s best throughout the summer.
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Jun 17, 2023, 5:15 AM
Tips for Creating a Beautiful Landscape that is safe, comfortable and enjoyable for you and your canine companion.