Whatever Felder Rushing’s “slow gardening” is, I’m for it. Rushing, despite his actual horticulture degree, radio show, books and years on the speaking circuit, is also one of the few real characters in the gardening world. He stands out from the crowd not just by his distinctive look and Mississippi accent, but by ruffling feathers with statements like these:
• “You don’t have to have your soil tested.”
• “Green side up, that’s the big deal.”
• Or on how to compost: “1. Stop throwing that stuff away, and 2. Pile it up somewhere. There are whole books written ...
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