Milwaukee, WI, February 21, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Gardening expert, TV host and author Melinda Myers will be a busy lady traveling the country for her 2008 Spring Flower Show Tour. This spring, Myers will be a featured speaker at numerous major flower shows across the United States. The tour begins in February and wraps up by the end of May. Myers will be a key presenter at the following shows:
* The Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, Hartford, CT - Feb. 21-22
* The Northwest Flower & Garden Show, Seattle, WA - Feb. 23-24
* The Syracuse Flower Show/Central NY Blooms - Syracuse, NY - March 1
* The Philadelphia Flower Show, Philadelphia, PA - March 4
* The Chicagoland Flower Show, Chicago, IL - March 9
* The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show, San Francisco, CA - March 12-13
* The Siouxland Flower Show, South Sioux City, NE - March 14
* The Sioux Falls Lawn & Garden Show, Sioux Falls, SD - March 15
* Garden Showcase, West Bend, WI - April 20
* EPCOT International Flower & Garden Show, Lake Buena Vista, FL - May 23-25
"The tour is a great way for me to meet and reach a lot of gardeners from all over the country," said Myers. "My hope is that I can inspire not only veteran gardeners, but also those who have never had their hands in the dirt - especially children."
Myers will be presenting on a wide range of topics, including "Energy Wise Gardening," "Small Space Gardening," "Small Scale Plants with Big Impact," "Creating a Colorful Garden," and for the children "Build Your Own Plant," a hands-on activity that teaches kids about how plants grow.
Birds & Blooms and Backyard Living magazines are the sponsors of Myers' presentations at the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show, The Northwest Flower & Garden Show, The Syracuse Flower Show, The Philadelphia Flower Show, The Chicagoland Flower & Garden Show, The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show as well as the New Jersey Flower & Garden Show, which Myers presented at Feb. 16-17, 2008.
For more information on Myers' presentations at these shows and other spring appearances, visit Myers' web site - melindamyers.com - and click on appearances.
Myers, best known for her practical, gardener-friendly approach to gardening, has more than 25 years of horticultural experience in both hands-on and instructional settings. She has a master's degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist, and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Myers shares her expertise through a variety of media outlets. She is the author of numerous gardening books, including "Can't Miss Small Space Gardening." She hosts "Great Lakes Gardener," seen on PBS stations throughout the United States and "Melinda's Garden Moments," which air on network television stations throughout the country. She also appears regularly as a guest expert on various national and local television and radio shows. She writes the twice monthly "Gardener's' Questions" newspaper column and is contributing editor and columnist for Birds & Blooms and Backyard Living magazines. In addition, she has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening. Myers also hosted "The Plant Doctor" radio program for over 20 years.