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Lee Reich, the Constant “Farmdener” 

Name: Lee Reich 

Occupation: Horticultural Consultant and Writer

Place of Residence: New Paltz, N.Y.

Background and Personal History: Lee Reich, PhD, is an avid “farmdener” (more than a garden, less than a farm) who turned from plant and soil research with the USDA and Cornell University to writing, lecturing and consulting. His books include A Northeast Gardener’s YearThe Pruning Book, Weedless GardeningUncommon Fruits for Every GardenLandscaping With Fruit, and Grow Fruit Naturally. He writes regularly for Associated Press and publications such as FINE GARDENING and HORTICULTURE. His garden has been featured in such publications as the New York Times and Martha Stewart Living, has won awards from National Gardening and Organic Gardening magazines, and has been included in “Open Days” tours of the Garden Conservancy.

Books and Publications: 

Grow Fruit Naturally. Taunton Press. 2012. 

The Pruning Book. Taunton Press. Revised in 2010.

Landscaping with Fruit. Storey Publishing. 2009. 

Uncommon Fruits for Every Garden. Timber Press. 2004.

Weedless Gardening. Workman Publishing. 2001. 

Growing Fruit in Your Backyard. Macmillan. 1996.

Backyard Fruits and Berries. Prentice Hall. 1996.

A Northeast Gardener’s Year. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1992.

Uncommon Fruits Worthy of Attention: A Gardener’s Guide. Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. 1991. (In Italy by Edagricole-Edizioni Agricole,1994)

Editor and contributor to: Fruits, Nature’s Desserts. Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Publication in 1996.

Contributor to: Rodale’s All-New Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening. Rodale Press, 1992.

Contributor to: A New Look at Vegetables. Brooklyn Botanical Garden, 1993.

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