Seattle Times columnist, author of "The New Low Maintenance Garden", www.valeaston.com
Valerie Easton hasn’t missed a week of writing her “Plant Life” column for the Seattle Time’s Pacific Northwest Magazine in the last thirteen years. Her own new, simplified little garden has been published in The New York Times, Horticulture and This Old House. She contributes articles on gardens, homes, and the people who make them to numerous publications, including Garden Design and the late Metropolitan Home magazines. She’s the author of four gardening books; the latest is The New Low Maintenance Garden, chosen by Amazon.com as one of the Ten Best Home and Garden Books of 2009. Valerie blogs at www.valeaston.com as well as here on the Huffington Post.