Endless Summer Twitter Garden Party – March 31st, 2:00 – 3:00 PM CENTRAL.

Here’s your chance to ask the experts all your gardening questions!

You’re officially invited to the first ever Twitter Garden Party! On March 31st from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Central, a panel of experts from around the country will be available to answer your gardening questions. We’ll be tweeting what’s new and what works when it comes to going green in your yard. We’ll cover everything from starting a basic herb garden to creating spectacular color containers.  Join in the conversation!

The event, sponsored by the Endless Summer Collection, will feature great prizes and great advice. To be eligible to win, simply RSVP by leaving a comment with your Twitter URL, and take part in the Twitter Party using the hashtag #GardenParty.

Who To Follow (The Experts and Host):

Justin W. Hancock @GardeningJustin – Senior Garden Editor for BHG.com, the Better Homes and Gardens Web Site. A Certified Professional Horticulturist, Justin is a die-hard gardener who loves plants. Justin is also co-owner of Loki’s Garden Center in Des Moines, IA.

Steve Bender @grumpy_gardener – Senior Writer for Southern Living, award winning author of “Passalong Plants” and “Callaway Gardens — Legacy Of A Dream”, and editor of the best-selling “Southern Living Garden Book.” Steve gardens in Hoover, AL.

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Debra Prinzing @dkprinzing

Debra is a Los Angeles-based garden and design writer. She is the author of five books, including “Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways,” and “The Abundant Garden.” Debra’s articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Garden Design, Metropolitan Home, Sunset, Better Homes & Gardens, Pacific Horticulture, Seattle Homes & Lifestyles, Cottage Living, and Fine Gardening magazines, among others

Helen Yoest @HelenYoest

Helen is a garden coach and writer based in Raleigh, NC. She’s written for many garden and style magazines including Better Homes and Gardens, Nature’s Garden, Fine Gardening, and Carolina Gardening.

Michelle Gervais @Michelle_at_FG

Michelle is an associate editor at Fine Gardening magazine. She gardens with her husband and 4-year-old daughter in New Milford, CT and is obsessed with container gardening, plants of any kind, and garden design.

Sommer Poquette (ME) @greenmom

Your garden party host! I’m a newbie so I’ll have a LOT of questions!


1 winner – $100 gift card to the garden center of their choice
2 winners – Endless Summer Collection plant of their choice
15 winners – Mud garden gloves

Prizes will randomly be drawn.

How to Attend the Twitter Party – It’s FREE!!!

1. Join our discussion by using the #gardenparty  hashtag in each of your tweets so we can all follow the conversation during the party.
Follow the experts and host  so you can respond to the discussion and ask us questions.
3. Use this Tweet Grid link created for this specific party to make following the conversation easier.
4. RSVP to win a prize leaving your Twitter URL in a comment below.