Melinda’s Garden Moments to Air on Over 100 TV & Radio Stations in 2012

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Syndicated one minute gardening segments are designed to help educate, assist and inspire home gardeners.

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If I can make it easy and low maintenance people will have more time to relax and enjoy their landscapes. I have found that gardening can slow me down and most importantly feed my soul. That is what I also hope to pass along to others.

Melinda’s Garden Moments, syndicated one-minute gardening tips produced for local TV and radio stations and hosted by nationally known gardening expert Melinda Myers, will air on over 100 television and radio stations throughout the U.S. this year.

Both the TV and radio segments are intended to help gardeners create and maintain a healthy, beautiful garden with ease.

“One of my goals is to inspire and encourage gardeners of all ages,” stated Myers. “Not only can gardening beautify your landscape, but studies have shown that it can help reduce stress and promote overall health. By sharing my knowledge my hope is that people will feel more confident and comfortable in their yards and gardens and ultimately more likely to get out and get growing especially if they are equipped with the know how to make it easy.”

The 2012 Melinda’s Garden Moment TV season consists of 34 new television segments - all available in High Definition - which air weekly throughout the growing season. Melinda’s Garden Moment radio station partners will air 3-5 new segments each week year round or they have the option to run them during the growing season in their area.

Myers covers a wide range of topics, including:    Creative Front Entryways; Spring Flowering Bulbs; Vegetable Gardens; Creative Plant Combinations; Controlling Creeping Charlie in the Lawn; The Fall Garden; Creative and Effective Garden Edging; Planting Small Seeds Made Easy; Easy and Green; Edible Ornamental Landscapes; Make the Most of Your Fall Harvest;
Spring Flowering Perennials; Foliage Plants Add Texture to the Garden; Use Alliums in the Garden; Create Some Forever Flowers with Garden Art; A Garden for All Five Senses; Controlling the Invasive Garlic Mustard; Attracting Hummingbirds to the Garden; Tall Plants in the Garden; Mums and Asters for Fall Beauty; Creative Ways to Use Cacti and Succulents in the Landscape; Pruning Spring Flowering Shrubs; Purple Leaf Shrubs for the Landscape; Make the Most of Self Seeding Plants; Creating Shared Borders; Strawberry Pots; Tabletop Containers; Grow a Bog Garden in a Pot; Green Wall for Vertical Appeal (Vertical Gardens); Go Vertical with Vines; Eco-friendly Whitefly Control; Leaf Spot on Rudbeckia; Woodland Wildflowers for Shade; Fertilizing Trees; Easy Tips for Indoor Gardening Success; Extend Your Gardening Season

All of the segments take a very environmentally-friendly approach to gardening and are designed to encourage and help people be successful in the garden.

“In this day and age when people are living such busy, hectic lives, I hope to provide some basic gardening knowledge and creative ideas through my Melinda’s Garden Moments that will help gardeners have success with ease,” said Myers. “If I can make it easy and low maintenance people will have more time to relax and enjoy their landscapes. I have found that gardening can slow me down and most importantly feed my soul. That is what I also hope to pass along to others.”

For a complete list of stations carrying Melinda’s Garden Moments, click here.

People can also watch streaming video of the TV segments and listen to the radio tips, on demand on Myers’ web site, http://www.melindamyers.com . New segments will be added throughout the year.

Gardening expert, TV host and author Melinda Myers has 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 segments which air on TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. She is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine, hosted “The Plant Doctor” radio program for over 20 years as well as Great Lakes Gardener on PBS. She has also been a contributing editor and columnist for Backyard Living magazine and has written articles for Better Homes and Gardens and Fine Gardening magazines. Melinda has a master’s degree in horticulture, is a certified arborist and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Myers’ web site is http://www.melindamyers.com

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