Easter Lilies are a tough crop for a greenhouse grower. Why are they a tough crop? Because the Monday after Easter, they aren’t worth anything! Timing is very critical on Easter Lilies. You really only have a 1 week window where you can sell them.
Here is a great article on Easter Lilies from Texas A&M. In addition to some great history and other information about the lily, it provides great planting instructions so you can enjoy it for years and years as a perennial in your garden.
Governor McAuliffe recognizes March 13-19 as Virginia Agriculture Week.
Click the link to read the Governor’s Proclamation.
Hydrological Discontinuity…isn’t that a great 25 cent word! Continue reading
A Shortage of Cauliflower?!
I recently came across a post on Facebook that was titled “Cauliflower is so hot right now you may not be able to afford it – or find it”. The post directed me to an article from the Washington Post. Essentially the article said that high demand for cauliflower and cool temperatures causing decreased cauliflower yields is leading to increased prices and limited supply.
I am on twitter and follow NASA Astronaut Scott Kelley. Kelley is stationed on the space station and posts some incredible pictures every day. On January 16, he twitted the following: