10 Resources for Beginning Gardeners…and a Bonus!

Spring is in the air at last! Are you ready to start gardening? If you have never planted a garden before, you may still be doing your research, hunting for resources that will get you off to a good start. We’ve pulled together a short list of posts, links, and books to help you out…… Continue reading 10 Resources for Beginning Gardeners…and a Bonus!

What Type of Climate Does Kansas Have?

What type of climate does Kansas have? It just depends on who you ask. There are several different systems of climate classification, and each one will give you a slightly different answer. The North Temperate Zone The northern hemisphere is often loosely broken into three regions: Polar.Temperate.Tropical. The north temperate zone lies in between the…… Continue reading What Type of Climate Does Kansas Have?

A Field Guide to the Atmosphere

One of the many interesting things about Kansas is the weather. You never quite know what to expect here—vivid blue skies, awe-inspiring lightning displays, whirling dust devils, sparkling snow drifts…anything’s possible. If you want to know a little more about how the weather works, consider A Field Guide to the Atmosphere by Vincent J. Schaefer…… Continue reading A Field Guide to the Atmosphere