Eddie Smith is the Mississippi State University Extension County Coordinator/ Extension Agent in Pearl River County. He has been employed with MSU-ES since July 1, 2008. He was the 2014 State Master Gardener Coordinator of the Year. He is also an International Society of Arboriculture Certified Arborist. On January 1, 2023 he accepted the additional responsibility as the Host for Southern Gardening.
He will be presenting information on creating pollinator gardens that will thrive in South Mississippi's hot and humid climate.