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Episode-971- Dr. Lee Reich on Growing Fruit Naturally

Lee Reich, PhD and Self Proclaimed "Farmdener"

Lee Reich, PhD and Self Proclaimed “Farmdener”

Lee Reich, PhD is an avid farmdener (more than a garden, less than a farm), gardening consultant, and writer who has worked in plant and soil research with the U. S. Department of Agriculture and Cornell University.

Dr. Reich is a well known author, most recently he published, of The Pruning Book and Grow Fruit Naturally.  He is also the author of 4 additional books.

Lee writes regularly for Associated Press and publications such as Fine Gardening and Horticulture and Mother Earth News. His garden has been featured in such publications as the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living, has won awards from National Gardenign and Organic Gardening magazines, and has been included in “Open Days” tours of the Garden Conservancy.

Lee joins us today to discuss how anyone in the nation can grow fruit naturally by choosing the right fruits and varieties.   We will discuss the most important first consideration in growing fruit naturally and what fruit would Lee would grow if he could grow only one fruit.  We will also discuss how you can eat fresh fruit through most of the winter months and other season extending tips.

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