“It would have been just fine if I’d gone hiking naked. People do that up there you know. Luckily, I took your red towel with me. The one with the champagne glass on it. It probably saved my life. It was all I had to cover up with when I…


I dream gardens; gardens that I want to bring to life. When the chance comes along to turn an abandoned field into a dream garden, I make it happen. …


Even when it’s this hot, he won’t leave the truck running when we gas up. I’m the driver, but he’s the boss. He’ll tsk and reach his long arm across the vinyl bench seat to switch off the key. “Son you can’t do that. We’ll blow up. …


We can feel the heat but the crepe myrtle allee protects us like a cave. Low droopy branches make it dark in here. Stifling but better than roasting under the sun out there. Weeding and pulling up the deflated caladiums that survived the drought, it’s just three of us in…

Jenks Farmer

My stories are fiction but cross-my-heart, the plant parts are spot on. Horticulturalist, designer, organicy, barefoot, gay guy telling stories set in nature.

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