Thanks From Flora

Thanks From Flora

I decided to say “Howdy” with this post because I am choosing to be optimistic that a buyer will still be found for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. And of course, I am hopeful that the new owner will continue the blog as it has been an incredible resource for so many people.

If not however, this will be my last post.

I’m sure that I will turn up in the gardening industry somewhere. Gardening is ingrained in me, as you know. Even so, I will miss this opportunity for now to connect with you and hope that you continue to garden with that passion in your heart.

I want to say thank you to my direct bosses (whom I can’t name here) for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this wonderful show as the blogger. I also want to thank Duane Kelly, Erina, Janet, Cyle and the whole team at the show that has worked so hard to bring us wonderful flower and garden shows. You all totally rock!

Thanks to the many artists, vendors, designers and speakers who make the flower and garden show what it is every year.  Your continued patronage and support of the show means so much! Without you, there of course would not have been a show.

Thank you to those who attend the show, enjoy the seminars and gaze in awe at the show gardens. Your purchases from the vendors is also appreciated.

Thank you most of all to my awesome readers! It has been a joy spending so much time with you. Thanks for the comments, encouragement and muse. You guys are the best!

As always, I am off to my garden! See you soon!

Flora

8 Comments
  • Deborah Burns
    Posted at 15:17h, 23 April Reply

    Hi Flora!

    I will keep my fingers crossed that a buyer will step in and take up the Northwest Flower & Garden Show.

    Thank you again for the opportunity to write a guest blog post for the 2008 NWF&GS, it was fun!

    This year I was too late to participate, but I did get a Media invitation to come on the Tuesday before the 2009 opening and write up a post on Rain City Guide:
    http://www.raincityguide.com/2009/02/22/northwest-flower-garden-show-is-here-in-seattle-this-weekend/

    Best Wishes Flora, and I hope that I run into you somewhere in the blogosphere!

    ~Deborah

  • Deborah Burns
    Posted at 15:38h, 13 June Reply

    Hi again Flora,

    I just heard last night on KOMO news that there was someone interested in the NWF&GS so it was likely that it would be happening again for 2010.

    I hope so!

    Hope your garden is flourishing in all the sunshine we have been having since mid-May!

    ~Deborah

  • Flora
    Posted at 14:49h, 08 July Reply

    Hi Deborah
    Yes indeed. I am hearing that the sale of the show closed last week! Hip hip hooray! Thanks so much for keeping in touch and we hope to be back soon! -Flora

  • gardenmentor
    Posted at 10:07h, 21 August Reply

    Hey folks,

    Now that the show will go on, when will Flora be back with updates on what to expect and other cool garden show stuff? I miss being able to follow the happenings on this blog. Please, bring this back!

    Cheers!

    • Janet
      Posted at 19:28h, 13 August Reply

      To everyone hoping that the new owners of the Northwest Flower & Garden Show will continue the blog, good news! Thay have! Check in regularly as we bring you fun stories about the personalities, plants ansd places that make up the gardening community here in the Northwest. Read profiles of the many people who make the show possible. We’ll be sharing all the news that’s fit to print! – Janet

  • Floral Course
    Posted at 05:43h, 18 September Reply

    I agree with gardenmentor. This is such a good blog and it would be nice to get it back on track. There is a lot of great information perfect for a floral course.

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  • Judy
    Posted at 10:22h, 08 December Reply

    Hi Everybody,

    I saw in the paper this past weekend that the Flower and Garden Show is scheduled for February 3-7, 2010. That’s wonderful!! With the temps being in the teens, it seems so far off to be thinking of gardening right now!! Can’t wait for spring.

    Would love to hear about what’s scheduled for the show.

    Judy

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