April 11, 2014
10:00 amto12:00 pm
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Photo by Kerry Mendez

Push aside Old Man Winter and the winter blues with these colorful harbingers of spring. These plants will shatter the common misconception that spring is only “mud season” in northern climates. In this Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens class, you’ll discover  terrific perennials, bulbs and herbs for early color as well as tips for jump-starting your gardens for a knockout display spring through fall.

Kerry Ann Mendez is a garden consultant, designer, writer 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.  Kerry’s top-selling first book, The Ultimate Flower Gardener’s Top Ten Lists, released in March 2010, was followed by Top Ten Lists for Beautiful Shade Gardens in March 2011. For more about Kerry and her business, Perennially Yours, visit her website

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Location:  Bosarge Family Education Center
Prices: $35 members; $42 nonmember