New Michigan Month-by-Month Gardening Book Takes Guesswork out of Gardening

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Author Melinda Myers shares expertise on monthly gardening task lists as well as information on favorite flowers and plants in an easy-to-understand monthly format for Michigan gardeners.

Michigan Month-by-Month Gardening, authored by award-winning horticulturist Melinda Myers, takes the guesswork out of monthly gardening and landscape to-dos.

My goal is always to help gardeners achieve greater results without a huge investment of time or frustration and I’m confident it will do just that.

Making gardening a bit easier for Michigan gardeners, nationally-recognized gardening expert Melinda Myers has authored the brand new Michigan Month-by-Month Gardening book (Cool Springs Press, $24.99) which provides gardeners with a clear cut guide on what to do each month to insure a beautiful landscape throughout the year.

The new book includes when-to and how-to information presented in a new, easier-to-understand format with lots of full-color photography and the most up-to-date information available. Complete with specific advice on growing flowers (both annuals and perennials), bulbs, grasses, roses, groundcovers, shrubs, trees, and vines, the book is one no garden lover will want to miss.

“I wanted to create a resource that would make it easy for Michigan gardeners by taking the monthly guesswork out of gardening,” explained Myers. “My goal is always to help gardeners achieve greater results without a huge investment of time or frustration and I’m confident it will do just that.”

In the winter, certain tasks are needed to plan for and improve the next growing season. And once things start growing in the spring and summer, gardeners will find advice on the best way to get the most beautiful flowers, the lushest lawns, and the healthiest trees. From planting to watering and fertilizing, and from maintenance to problem solving, Michigan Month-by-Month Gardening shows all levels of gardeners the best practices to grow satisfying and rewarding results all year long.                                                                    

“Gardening is my passion and this book is one way for me to share what I’ve learned over the years,” said Myers. “If I can help people beautify their landscapes and have fun along the journey, I’ve done my job.”

Michigan Month-by-Month Gardening (ISBN: 9781591864325) is available now at and most major book stores.                            

About the Author: Gardening expert, TV/radio host and author Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience, is a certified arborist and has a master's degree in horticulture. She hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment show which airs on over 125 TV and radio stations throughout the U.S. as well as The Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series. She’s a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine, writes the Gardener’s Questions’ newspaper column and has a column in Gardening How-To magazine. She has written over 20 books, including the nationally released "Can't Miss Small Space Gardening,” “The Michigan Getting Started Garden Guide,” and “The Midwest Gardener’s Handbook.” Myers hosted seven seasons of the PBS television program, "Great Lakes Gardener" and she is a recipient of the national American Horticultural Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award. Myers' website is

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