There’s a Garden in the Mind

Screen-shot-2013-01-30-at-2.03.01-PM-202x300Some  herbalists (but not you young ones) will recall Dr. Paul Lee, from Santa Cruz, California, once the Executive Director of the Herb Trade Association, the predecessor of the American Herbal Products Association. Paul Lee brought Shakespearian actor turned maniacal horticulturist, Alan Chadwick, to UC Santa Cruz in 1967 which evolved into UC Santa Cruz’s then Farm & Garden Project. Chadwick’s blending of biodynamic principles with French-intensive gardening inspired a generation of gardeners. Now Paul Lee has completed a new memoir, “There’s a Garden in the Mind: A Memoir of Alan Chadwick and the Organic Movement in California.” Pre-order print or Kindle edition at Amazon or better yet get it from your favorite independent bookseller. It’s published by North Atlantic Press (Random House, dist.), $19.95 trade paper (240p) ISBN 978-1-58394-559-9