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Award-Winning Speaker, Author and Garden Designer Kerry Ann Mendez Coming to Woodstock

The 15th Annual Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium takes place Saturday, April 13 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the world-class Woodstock Inn and Resort in Woodstock, VT.

This 4-star property features first-rate amenities, a strong connection to environmental conservation through the Rockefeller legacy, and a picture-perfect charming village. The symposium features five dynamic lectures, a Gardeners Marketplace, great food, door prizes and gifts.

In addition to the symposium, there is a special 3-hour ‘Double-Header’ Flower Gardening Class on Friday, April 12 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.   

Featured lectures:

*Growing Beautiful Food - A Gardener's Guide to Cultivating Extraordinary Vegetables, Fruit & Flowers

*The Photo-Graphic Garden – A Professional’s Tips for Taking Spectacular Garden Pictures

*Gardens That Dazzle from Late Summer and Onward! Plants that Endure Quenching Heat, Humidity & Drought 

*Exciting New Perennials, Flowering Shrubs and Annuals

*Inspiring Tips for Creating a Pollinator-Friendly Landscape


Friday, April 12th Double-Header Flower Gardening Class from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

This three-hour class features two lively, info-packed lectures listed below.  $55 per person ($50 for groups of 5 or more and Master Gardeners. Payable by check only) includes helpful handouts and gourmet afternoon refreshments. This registration is separate from the symposium. The class registration is included on the symposium registration form.

Friday afternoon presentations: 

*Sustainable Design and Maintenance Tips for Beautiful Flower Gardens

*Kerry’s Favorite Plant Picks and Eye-Popping Combinations                                                                                

SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION: The symposium registration fee includes five dynamic garden lectures, Saturday morning coffee, mid-morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, handouts, garden gift and door prizes.      

*Individuals:  $98 per person

*Special Group Rate for 5 or more:  $93 per person (payable by check only)
*Special Master Gardener’s Rate:  $93 per person (payable by check only)

TO REGISTER for the symposium and/or 3-hour garden class please visit the Symposium’s web page,

SPECIAL OVERNIGHT RATES AT THE WOODSTOCK INN for registered Symposium guests: $169 per night (single or double) and the price includes a $30 per person resort fee! To make reservations, please call (866) 592-9611 and request the special great gardens symposium rate.   


I’ve written four popular gardening books. The Budget-Wise Gardener is my most recent book, released in February 2018.  My other books are The Right-Size Flower Garden, Top Ten Lists for Beautiful Shade Gardens: Seeing Your Way Out of the Dark and The Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Top Ten Lists. Check out special book prices with FREE SHIPPING on my web site,


Three-hour garden design, and remarkable plants classes that offer a wealth of information and lots of handouts, gardening catalogs and door prizes.  Check out upcoming design classes at  Also discover how a garden club, Master Gardener’s association, horticultural society, botanical garden or arboretum, and other not-for-profits can host this popular program without paying an honorarium or travel expenses! Contact Kerry Ann at [email protected] or call 207-502-7228.


I’ve presented thousands of lectures over the years in 19 state plus Canada. My current schedule is on my web page,  To read what more than 450 gardeners have said about my presentations, please visit and enter Kerry Mendez in the search bar. To learn more about my speaking credentials, lecture topics and testimonials, visit may also call me at (207) 502-7228.


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While not everyone has either the time or the resources to attend one of my many popular live group lectures scheduled at specific dates, times and venues, most anyone can afford to pay $10.95 for a full hour of personal instruction they can receive on their registered computer device at any convenient time and as many times as they want, at no additional charge.

All webinars come with pages of lecture notes, CEU forms, and follow-up email of all questions and answers received during the broadcast. 
If you have enjoyed one of my live group lectures you can add to the experience by registering for one or more of my popular personal instruction webinars featuring high-impact, low-maintenance, sustainable flower gardening and landscaping.

The 2019 webinar series will be announced soon. Nine prior webinars are available for purchase now.
 While new 2019 webinars will be available for $10.95 each, past webinars are available for $12.95 each, or you may purchase all five 2017 webinars for $49.95 and/or all four 2018 webinars for $39.95 (bundled price offers a 23% discount per Webinar). 

Webinars are not intended to replace my live lectures to groups and are copyrighted and licensed for personal use only. They may not be projected for viewing to any unregistered audience. For more information visit


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