• I’m a one topic speaker – How to grow lotus
  • I cannot speak January through the-end of April except for extraordinary special events.
  • Will travel.


Laura Bancroft is the operational manager of family-owned Ten Mile Creek Nursery in Hartford, Alabama, which grows more than 300 varieties of exotic Nelumbo nucifera from around the world.

A graduate of Auburn University (B.S.) and the University of Alabama (M.A., SecEd, Biology), she is a retired teacher, wife, mother, and happy grandmother to 7 beautiful little Bancrofts!

Every lotus we sell is grown at our nursery! Lotus available retail and wholesale to the green trade.