Farmerdill is "First Featured Gardener"
I know many of you are familiar with Farmerdill - the gentleman from Georgia who generously gives advice about growing vegetables.
A few months ago, I found a resource on the Cornell website called Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners (VVfG). The #1 contributor - with 569 reviews - is Farmerdill. You can read his reviews (beginning with Asparagus) here:
I have read Farmerdill's advice for years, and wanted to thank him for the advice he gives so generously.
Farmer Dill is Dillard Haley, the first featured gardener on Cornell's Vegetable Varieties for Gardeners - and he's even more interesting than I imagined.
"I am a depression baby, grew up on a small subsistence farm in Piedmont Virginia. Four rooms and a path, no electricity or running water ..."
Full article and photo here: http://blogs.cornell.edu/garden/get-activities/signature-projects/veg-varieties/