Spring Vegetables You Can Start Now

Keeping track of when each vegetable for your organic garden should be seeded, transplanted, and harvested can get tricky, especially if you’re new to the organic gardening world. Fortunately, we’ve put together a list of the most popular home garden vegetables and determined when they should be seeded and how long you can harvest them….

Iowa Gardening Zones: When You Should Start Working in Your Garden

The State of Iowa spans parts of gardening Zones 4 (northeast Iowa) through 7 (southwest Iowa), which means the planting dates vary slightly throughout the state. Most of the regions in Iowa have a medium growing length, which gives you a good amount of time to start your vegetables and reap a bountiful harvest. With…

What Gardening Zone Are You In?

Have you ever wanted to know what plants are recommended for your area? Most organic gardeners enjoy growing plants throughout the year and making accommodations during the winter months, but that doesn’t every plant can survive in any region. The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map is divided into sections and tells us which plants are…

Frost and Planting Dates by Zone

Determining your plant hardiness zone can boost your gardening success significantly. This is because, you focus on growing vegetables, fruits and herbs that are native and friendly to your growing zone. Also, you enjoy a healthy and pest free garden year after year. Understanding your planting hardiness zone The hardiness map divides the United States…