Professor Melinda Myers

Professor Melinda Myers
  • Horticulturist and Certified Arborist
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison
We started just like you with common problems faced by many gardeners. We want to design a garden that works for you and your dream for something better.

Melinda Myers is a horticulturist, certified arborist, gardening expert, television/radio host, columnist, and author with more than 30 years of horticulture experience. She earned her B.S. in Horticulture from The Ohio State University and her M.S. in Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Before launching her own business in 2006, she was a tenured associate professor at the University of Wisconsin Extension Service and a tenured horticulture instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College. Her numerous awards include two Garden Media Awards from the Garden Writers Association, the Garden Communicator of the Year Award from the American Nursery & Landscape Association, the Gold Leaf Award from the International Society of Arboriculture, the Perennial Plant Association Garden Media Promoter Award, and the American Horticultural Society's B. Y. Morrison Communication Award for effective and inspirational communication. Ms. Myers is the author and coauthor of more than 20 gardening books, including Can't Miss Small Space Gardening and Birds & Blooms' Ultimate Gardening Guide. She is also a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Gardening How-To, and Wisconsin Gardening. A seasoned media presence, Ms. Myers hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda's Garden Moment and appears regularly on various national and local shows. For more than 20 years, she hosted The Plant Doctor radio program, seven seasons of Great Lakes Gardener on PBS, and the nationally syndicated YardWorks!

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26 Courses and Sets

  1. How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

    How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

    Melinda Myers
    4.5 out of 5
    87% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (31)
    Starting at $169.95 Starting at $169.95 $199.95 $169.95$199.95
    Growing your own food is one of the most rewarding things you can do. Whether you live on rural acreage or a city lot, anyone can grow a simple garden—regardless of your skill level and busy schedule. These 12 lessons are full of tips and tricks for novice gardeners and green thumbs alike. Learn to grow fresh food right outside—or inside—your home.
  2. How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

    How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips & Techniques

    Melinda Myers
    3.8 out of 5
    57% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (28)
    Starting at $94.95 Starting at $94.95 $99.95 $94.95$99.95
    Growing your own plants in containers is the perfect way to liven up a living space without much of the hassle associated with traditional gardening. All it takes is an understanding of the essentials of container gardening, as well as access to some of the same design tips, tricks, and techniques that trained gardeners and landscape artists use to create unforgettable natural displays—all of which you can find in...
  3. How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    Melinda Myers
    4 out of 5
    78% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (14)
    Starting at $94.95 Starting at $94.95 $99.95 $94.95$99.95
    Gardening is one of life’s great pleasures. It offers bountiful wonders—flowers, grasses, fruits, vegetables, trees—that bring you closer to the natural world. And the best part: You can learn to create gardens and landscapes in almost any setting, from large rural backyards to tight urban spaces, and in almost any climate. How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden Landscape in 6 Lessons offers you the chance to...
  4. How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive Sale

    How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive

    Melinda Myers
    4.5 out of 5
    85% of reviewers would recommend this product
    (7)
    Save up to $165.00 Starting at $19.95 $34.95 $19.95$34.95
    Growing trees and shrubs is easier than you think. Discover everything you need to make trees and shrubs a manageable investment in your outdoor spaces with this practical course filmed in beautiful natural locations and our in-studio garden. Taking you through different landscapes, climates, and seasons, these 12 lectures reveal strategies for shopping, planting, and caring for trees and shrubs like the experts.
  5. (Set)  How to Grow: Your Best Garden & Gourmet: Healthy Food Set

    (Set) How to Grow: Your Best Garden & Gourmet: Healthy Food

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $189.90 Starting at $189.90 $199.90 $189.90$199.90
  6. (Set) Container Gardening & How Colors Affect You Set

    (Set) Container Gardening & How Colors Affect You

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $189.90 Starting at $189.90 $199.90 $189.90$199.90
    Colors make the world around you vibrant and appealing. Learn how colors influence you, and what your brain “sees,” so you can create an environment that helps you perform at your best with How Colors Affect You. Then, get tips on how to cultivate exotic flowers and plants with How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening, so you can surround yourself with nature, in your preferred color palate, no matter where you...
  7. (Set) How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons & How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips and Techniques  Set

    (Set) How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons & How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips and Techniques

    Melinda Myers
    Starting at $189.90 Starting at $189.90 $199.90 $189.90$199.90
    Get all the foundational gardening information you need to know to design, plant, and maintain beautiful and thriving garden displays, no matter what your space limitations, in this inspiring course set. First, in Your Best Garden and Landscape, you'll learn to create gardens and landscapes in almost any setting, from large rural backyards to tight urban spaces, and in almost any climate, whether you're a novice or...
  8. (Set) Container Gardening & Healthy Food Set

    (Set) Container Gardening & Healthy Food

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $189.90 Starting at $189.90 $199.90 $189.90$199.90
    We all know healthy food is the better choice but it’s often hard to give up your French fries for quinoa. With this fascinating two-course set, including The Everyday Gourmet: Making Healthy Food Taste Good and How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips, you’ll learn not only how to make delicious, nutritious foods, but also how to grow many of the ingredients yourself, no matter where you live.
  9. (Set)  How to Grow: Your Best Garden & How Colors Affect You Set

    (Set) How to Grow: Your Best Garden & How Colors Affect You

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $189.90 Starting at $189.90 $199.90 $189.90$199.90
  10. (Set) The Science of Gardening & How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips and Techniques & How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons Set

    (Set) The Science of Gardening & How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips and Techniques & How to Grow Anything: Your Best Garden and Landscape in 6 Lessons

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $424.85 Starting at $424.85 $469.85 $424.85$469.85
    If you’ve dreamed of cultivating a garden, this three-course set is for you, no matter what sort of space you have. An award-winning horticulturist guides you to develop a science-based, sustainable, and vibrant home landscape in The Science of Gardening. Then, discover how to create the garden of your dreams even if you don’t have wide open spaces with How to Grow Anything: Container Gardening Tips and...
  11. (Set) How to Grow Anything: Landscapes, Foods & Plants Set

    (Set) How to Grow Anything: Landscapes, Foods & Plants

    Melinda Myers
    Starting at $434.85 Starting at $434.85 $499.85 $434.85$499.85
    Uncover your green thumb with this engaging collection of three How to Grow Anything courses alongside a master gardening educator. In Your Best Garden she reveals the essential skills of gardening. In Food Gardening for Everyone learn the tips to make it easy to grow your own herbs, fruits and vegetables. Finally, discover the tricks to making trees and shrubs beautiful with Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive.
  12. (Set) How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive & The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking Set

    (Set) How to Grow Anything: Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive & The Everyday Gourmet: Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
    Harvest and cook your own fruit using the information in this two-course set. In Make Your Trees and Shrubs Thrive, learn to plant, prune, and harvest the fruits from your own trees. Then, in Rediscovering the Lost Art of Cooking, put those fruits to good use as you master the art of cooking with the help of a professional chef.
  13. (Set) The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables & How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone Set

    (Set) The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables & How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone

    Taught By Multiple Professors
    Starting at $404.90 Starting at $404.90 $469.90 $404.90$469.90
    Growing and cooking your own produce provides abundant delights, and this two-course set shows you how to do both. Start with How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone, a practical guide for cultivating fresh produce from seed to harvest. Then, learn how to prepare your bounty with The Everyday Gourmet: Cooking with Vegetables and cook produce like a professional chef.
  14. (Set) Food Gardening for Everyone & Container Gardening Tips and Techniques Set

    (Set) Food Gardening for Everyone & Container Gardening Tips and Techniques

    Melinda Myers
    Starting at $264.90 Starting at $264.90 $299.90 $264.90$299.90
    Turn small spaces into big gardens with this set. In How to Grow Anything: Food Gardening for Everyone, see just how easy it can be to grow your own vegetables and fruits. Then, delve deeper into container gardening and learn how to grow beautiful and delicious things in small spaces.
  15. (Set) How to Grow Anything: Containers, Landscapes & Plants Set

    (Set) How to Grow Anything: Containers, Landscapes & Plants

    Melinda Myers
    Starting at $359.85 Starting at $359.85 $399.85 $359.85$399.85
    (Set) How to Grow Anything: Containers, Landscapes & Plants