Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers

Cornell University has put together an excellent online guide called Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers.  While the seasonal information is tailored to conditions in New York, this site is still an excellent resource for Kansas country families. Some useful general information comes first: Reasons to consider planting a cover crop. How to use cover cropsContinue reading “Cover Crops for Vegetable Growers”

Lovewell State Park

While some Kansas reservoirs were extremely controversial, Lovewell Reservoir had support from the local residents.  The northern part of the Smoky Hills is dry, with winds that quickly evaporate any rain that falls.  A reservoir could be used for irrigation, so the project met with relatively little resistance.  In fact, the locals were proud toContinue reading “Lovewell State Park”