MOULTONBOROUGH — The Bearcamp Valley Garden Club and the Community Garden Club of Meredith will host a special event featuring Kerry Ann Mendez, gardener and landscape designer, Wednesday, July 31 at 1 p.m. at the Loon Center on Lees Mill Rd., Moultonborough.
Space is limited and reservations are required. Garden club member fee is $10 and non-member fee is $12. Guests are welcome. To secure a reservation, mail your check made out to Bearcamp Valley Garden Club, P O Box 107, Center Sandwich, NH 03227. Note: Kerry Mendez in the memo line. For additional information, call 544-3010.
Kerry Ann Mendez is dedicated to teaching the art of low-maintenance perennial gardening and landscaping. As a garden consultant, designer, writer, teacher and lecturer, she focuses on time-saving gardening techniques and workhorse plant material as well as organic practices. She has been in numerous magazines including Horticulture, Fine Gardening, Garden Gate and Better Homes and Gardens' Garden Ideas & Outdoor Living.
Mendez was a featured guest on HGTV and hosted Capital News 9's In the Garden television segment as well as info segments for Channel 13. She is the garden columnist for Capital Region Living magazine and writes freelance pieces for regional and national magazines. As a presenter for Horticulture magazine's 2010 and 2011 webinar series, her webinars attracted thousands of gardeners from around the country. Kerry is currently the Director of Marketing for Faddegon's Nursery, a premier garden center in Latham, NY. She is a self-taught gardener with more than 25 years of experience.
At the July 31 workshop, Kerry will present: "Sensational Seasonal Low Maintenance Perennials!" (Plant Me and Forget Me!) Members and guests will discover beautiful perennials that require little hand holding. These beauties enjoy lean soil, little or no fertilizer, less water, little or no deadheading and many are deer resistant.