2014 Quad City Flower and Garden Show

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2014 Quad City Flower and Garden Show

Melinda Myers - 2014 Guest Speaker


Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author & columnist Melinda Myers has more than 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including The Midwest Gardener’s Handbook (2014), The Illinois Lawn Guide and “Can’t Miss Small Space Gardening,”. She hosts The Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series and the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment TV & radio program. Myers is 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 is the 2013 recipient of the national American Horticultural Society’s B.Y. Morrison Communication Award.

Myers’ website,, features gardening videos, monthly tips and podcasts.

Melinda's presentations:

Friday, March 21

10:30 a.m. - Low Maintenance Lawn & Garden Care

1:30 p.m. - Affordable Eco-Friendly Landscape Makeovers

6 p.m. - Create a Colorful Garden filled with Birds, Butterflies and Blossoms

Saturday, March 22

10:30 a.m. - Low Maintenance Lawn & Garden Care

1:30 p.m. - Affordable Eco-Friendly Landscape Makeovers

6 p.m. - Create a Colorful Garden filled with Birds, Butterflies and Blossoms

Sunday, March 23

10:30 a.m. - Low Maintenance Lawn & Garden Care

12:30 p.m. - Affordable Eco-Friendly Landscape Makeovers

2:30 p.m. - Create a Colorful Garden filled with Birds, Butterflies and Blossoms

Location: QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue Rock Island, IL

Bud and Quin from Distinctive Gardens will be there all weekend showing off exciting new plants for this spring.

Friday is Senior Day from 10 a.m. - to 4 p.m!

$5 tickets at the door!

Come and enjoy the 2014 show on:

Friday, March 21st: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Saturday, March 22nd: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sunday, March 23rd 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Adults $7   

Kids (6-16yrs) $1

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