Nan writes: We welcome a new Guest Contributor this month: Lee Reich, PhD. Lee has long been a presence in the garden-writing world and has a number of books to his credit, among them my personal favorite, Uncommon Fruits Worthy of Attention, and the new Landscaping with Fruit. You can find out more about Lee and his garden by visiting his web site and blog.
I’d like to introduce the words farmden and farmdener into the English language. I wonder if there are any other farmdeners out there. And just what is a farmden? It’s more than a garden, less than a farm. That’s my definition, but it also could be described as a site with more plants and/or land than one person can care for sanely. A gardener and garden gone wild, out of control. Continue Reading →