Ajay Nair, ISU Extension Specialist for vegetable production.
Department of Horticulture
145 Horticulture Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1100
Patrick O'Malley, Field Specialist/Commercial Horticulture, ISU Extension
4265 Oakcrest Hill Rd., SE
Iowa City, IA 52246
It also saves a tremendous amount of your time and labor.
Improve your soil by raking less, Fine Gardening online
Cereal Rye is probably the most likely to germinate at this point..It can be difficult to turn into a vegetable garden, but as temproary cover before greass seeding, it can be mowed off easily.
Annual Rye is different than Cereal/Winter Rye, No Till Farmer
An Orchid flower spike (Phalenopsis) starting to grow/responding to the season:
Aaron's Voo Doo Lily (Amorphophallus konjac) went dormant - maybe next year there will be a flower!.
Other Amorphophallus Updates
It was cold last night! Aaron's Greenhouse was packed in preparation for the cold temperatures!
Whatcom Seed Company, a source of ghost pepper seeds online.