Barbara Damrosch

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Barbara Damrosch (born in 1942) is a professional in the field of horticulture, a writer, and co-owner of the Four Season Farm.[1] From 1979 to 1992, she was the owner of a company by the name of Barbara Damrosch Landscape Design. She operated this company in Washington, Connecticut. Her book The Garden Primer is a classic manual of horticulture.[2] She and her husband, Eliot Coleman, operate an experimental market garden in the state of Maine. This garden produces food year-round and is a model of small-scale sustainable agriculture.[1]

Her publications include The Garden Primer, Theme Gardens, and a yearly garden calendar started in 1992. For several years, she and her husband co-hosted the TV series Gardening Naturally.[3]



  1. ^ a b Julavits, Heidi (5 November 2006). "The Talk; The Constant Gardeners". The New York Times. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Lacy, Allen (4 December 1988). "Christmas Books; Gardening". The New York Times. p. 83. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Think spring: Learn to extend the growing season - Dedham, Massachusetts". The Dedham Transcript. Worcester, Massachusetts. 18 December 2008. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 4 December 2010. 

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