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Kerry Ann Mendez's Favorite Plants


Kerry Ann Mendez is an award-winning garden educator, author and design consultant based in southern Maine. Since 2015 she has given 300 lectures to more than 30,000 gardeners in 19 states and Canada. To view her 2018 speaking schedule at prestigious venues go to As an exceptionally popular educator and communicator she has received over 400 five-star reviews from her lecture audiences, which are available for review on the independent national website In 2014 she received the Gold Medal award from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society for “Exceptional teaching and writing that increases public enjoyment and appreciation of horticulture.”  Kerry Ann has been a featured speaker at botanical gardens, arboretums and horticultural societies in 17 states, including the U.S. Botanic Gardens, U.S. National Arboretum, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park and Longwood Gardens. She has been a presenter and keynote speaker at Master Gardener conferences in 17 states plus dozens of flower shows including Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, and the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. In addition, she has been a frequent presenter at nursery and landscaping professional organizations and Green Industry events as well as many leading nurseries and garden centers. Kerry Ann has published four popular books, her most recent two being The Budget-Wise Gardener and The Right-Size Flower Garden.  In 2015 Kerry Ann was a Region I representative for the Garden Writers Association of America. Her monthly e-newsletter and blog go out to over 14,000 subscribers throughout the United States and Canada and her Webinars (online lectures for personal garden education) have been viewed by thousands. For more information regarding Kerry Ann Mendez go to


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