Posts Tagged ‘plant breeder’

Lon Rombough and the Lost Luther Burbank Stoneless Plums

Lon Rombough and the Lost Luther Burbank Stoneless Plums

In this video, Lon Rombough talks about his efforts to produce a satisfactory stoneless plum, and the earlier work of legendary plant breeder Luther Burbank who was the first to partially successful in developing two stoneless plum varieties.

The Resilient Gardener, A Book Review

The Resilient Gardener, A Book Review

The Resilient Gardener is a personal revelation about “All-American food security,” and a clarion call to action.

Lon Rombough’s Family Apple Tree (video)

Lon Rombough’s Family Apple Tree (video)

Lon Rombough, author of The Grape Grower: A Guide to Organic Viticulture, shares a personal family story about the origin of his father’s apple tree, and how it evolved into something quite spectacular. In this video, Rombough’s story reveals not only a remarkable mind that grasps the complexities of nature at a deeper level, but […]

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler: Man of Science, Ideas, and Humanity (video)

Alan Kapuler is a public domain organic seed breeder, and is often regarded as the founding father of the organic seed movement.

The Grape Grower (video)

The Grape Grower (video)

Known horticulturist Lon Rombough shares his lifetime passion for breeding plants and growing grapes.