Better Living Stage

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Better Living Stage

Booth 2032, Upper Level













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Kerry Ann Mendez
Kerry Ann Mendez is an award-winning garden educator, author and design consultant based in southern Maine. Kerry Ann has been a featured speaker at botanical gardens, arboretums and horticultural societies in 16 states, including the U.S. Botanic Gardens, U.S. National Arboretum, Chicago Botanic Gardens, Longwood Gardens and many more. She has been a presenter and keynote speaker at Master Gardener conferences in 15 states plus dozens of flower shows including Philadelphia, Chicago, Boston, Connecticut and Rhode Island. In addition, she is a frequent presenter at nursery and landscaping professional organizations and Green Industry events as well as many leading nurseries and garden centers.

Kerry Ann has written four gardening books, including The Budget-Wise Gardener; The Right Size Flower GardenThe Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Top Ten Lists and Top Tens for Beautiful Shade Gardens. In 2015 Kerry Ann was a Region I representative for the Garden Writers Association of America. Her monthly e-newsletter and blog go out to more than 14,000 subscribers throughout the United States and Canada. In 2016 Kerry Ann started producing international gardening Webinars that have been enjoyed by thousands. Kerry will present The Budget-Wise Gardener, Design Tips for Traffic-Stopping Curb Appeal and Switcheroos – Plant This, Not That. For more information regarding Kerry Ann Mendez, visit www.pyours.com.

Jeff Holper, The Mole Hunter
Jeff Holper has been the owner of Holper’s Pest & Animal Solutions since 1985. Jeff is America’s mole expert, with a tally of more than 35,000 moles trapped! He will be speaking about an arsenal of solutions ranging from Totally Organic to Slightly Manic. He’s tried everything under the sun and he will tell you what works – why, where and when. If you have been troubled by the unwanted presence of moles in the lawn, have no fear "The Mole Hunter” is here! Jeff’s mission is to help the human race reclaim its lawn space!

His entertaining presentation and knowledge of the beast will equip you to win in the battle of man vs. mole. He believes with knowledge and the right tools, success will be yours. At the end of his presentation you will have the knowledge to determine whether you have moles, voles or both and what to do about them. For more information regarding Jeff Holper, visit www.HolpersPest.com.

Schedule:

Friday

11:00 The Budget-Wise Gardener, Kerry Ann Mendez
2:00 I Want to Be a Mole Killer, Jeff Holper
5:00 Switcheroos - Plant This, Not That, Kerry Ann Mendez

Saturday

11:00 Design Tips for Traffic-Stopping Curb Appeal,
Kerry Ann Mendez
1:30 I Want to Be a Mole Killer, Jeff Holper
3:00 The Budget-Wise Gardener, Kerry Ann Mendez
4:30 I Want to Be a Mole Killer, Jeff Holper

Sunday

11:00 Switcheroos - Plant This, Not That, Kerry Ann Mendez
1:30 I Want to Be a Mole Killer, Jeff Holper
3:00 Design Tips for Traffic-Stopping Curb Appeal,
Kerry Ann Mendez