Flowers http://kplu.org en Lesson Learned From 'Bucket List Of Gardens In England': Plant For The Future http://kplu.org/post/lesson-learned-bucket-list-gardens-england-plant-future <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>From growing your own food to planting native or drought-resistant plants, sustainability themes abound at this year’s Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. At least one presenter took that idea to the next level by sharing a lesson she learned while admiring some of the world's most famous gardens.&nbsp;</p><p>Nan Sterman is a garden writer from San Diego who attends the show in Seattle just about every year. This year, she presented a talk titled “From Sustainability to Stewardship” based on a tour of old English gardens she led last summer in the U.K.</p><p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 13:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 13342 at http://kplu.org Lesson Learned From 'Bucket List Of Gardens In England': Plant For The Future 'Slow Flowers': Seattle author's case for sustainably-grown flowers http://kplu.org/post/slow-flowers-seattle-authors-case-sustainably-grown-flowers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Like many other holidays, Mother’s Day has become quite commercialized. Along with a Hallmark card often comes a perfect-looking bouquet of flowers that have traveled thousands of miles to get to your front door.</span></p><p>But for those who long for flowers with a local tie and fewer pesticides, there are other options.</p><p> Thu, 09 May 2013 12:01:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8704 at http://kplu.org 'Slow Flowers': Seattle author's case for sustainably-grown flowers