We owe hugely to this English gardener who realized one Seventies day that Seattle was just like home or the Netherlands, where people grew vegetables all year around. Seattle’s growing season begins in October. There is plenty of time to forget mass-market advice aimed at the parts of the US that endure the continental climate’s four rigid seasons of conventional elementary education.
Colebrook’s Pragtree farm in Duvall introduced $13 a ca.1979 pound chickweed to Manhattan. I believe she also influenced the design of the demonstration garden at Wallingford’s Tilth center.
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