Tim Hensley


Tim Hensley runs Urban Homestead in Bristol, Virginia, a mail-order nursery specializing in antique apples. The father of eight children, he has written for a variety of publications including Mother Earth News, Grit, Highlights for Children, Fine Gardening, Homelife, Old-House Journal, and Smithsonian.

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