2013 Book Festival Author
Melinda Myers

Melinda Myers is a gardening expert, TV and radio show host, author and columnist, with more than 30 years of horticulture experience. She has written more than 20 gardening books, including Can't Miss Small Space Gardening, The Birds & Blooms' Ultimate Gardening Guide, and Jackson and Perkins' Beautiful Roses Made Easy: Midwestern Edition. She hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda's Garden Moment for TV and radio. Among the publications she writes for are: Birds & Blooms, Gardening How-To, and Wisconsin Gardening.

For her work, community service, and media presence, Myers has received recognition and numerous awards, including the Garden Globe Award for radio talent and the Quill and Trowel Award for television work, both from the Garden Writers Association. She was also awarded the Garden Communicator's Award from the American Nursery and Landscape Association and the Perennial Plant Association Garden Media Award. In 2012, Myers was the first woman inducted into the Wisconsin Green Industry Federation Hall of Fame.

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