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Garden Gleanings - SOMEONE STOP ME!!Posted Wednesday, January 23, 2008, at 12:01 PM
I placed another seed order just now. Found a great new seed source from Eliot Coleman's wife Barbara Damrosch and the description were so enticing, I gave in. May need to set up a plant swap or something to help justify these. http://www.kitchengardenseeds.com/index....
Speaking of Eliot Coleman, he is coming to Nashville on March 15 to speak at the Tennessee Organic Growers Association (TOGA)and conduct a class. http://www.tnorganics.org/
I remember when the editor of Organic Gardening (Mike McGrath) came to Nashville during the Garden Show. He had a lively and interesting presentation. Up until then I was not sure that editors really know what they are overseeing, but Mike did. I visited with him in Emaus, PA the next year and stay in touch, even though he is no longer with OG. http://www.whyy.org/91FM/ybyg/about.html
Eliot is a quiet man who loves growing first, so it will be interesting to see how he handles himself in front of a crowd, and expect it WILL be a crowd. Maybe his wife Barbara will come. She was not home when I visited their farm but I hope she comes. Knowing Eliot makes me feel that she would be a delightful person to visit with. http://www.fourseasonfarm.com/
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Steve Mills and his wife have one daughter and live on a farm outside of Bell Buckle. They previously owned two coffee/ice cream shops, currently operate an internet sales company and teach classes, but his primary job involves the paper industry worldwide. Hobbies and interests lie in gardening, photography, recorded music and of course, their pets.
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