• Lotus, Water Features: Big and Small
  • Nutrient Management
  • Floating Wetlands
  • Aquatic Plants
  • Effective Plant Use
  • Plant Do’s and Don’ts
  • Marketing
  • Container Gardening
  • Invasive Aquatic Plants
  • Others

Will travel; May consider online presentations


Kelly owns Water Becomes a Garden. She provides planning & design services for appropriate, site specific plant selection. She gives special attention to seasonal interest, nutrient uptake and ecological balance to meet the project goals. Kelly is a grower specializing in new cultivars and contract growing. Steeped in water quality research, she promotes the use of natural processes. Her clients across the country allow her to make a difference on projects through proper planning and planting.
Certified Professional Horticulturist, served on the Board of Directors for the IWGS, speaks internationally and writes regularly for various trade magazines. She has co-written ‘The Lotus, Know It and Grow It’ with Paula Biles and ‘Water Gardener’s Bible’ with Ben Helm.