Gardening Partners

of Dickson County


Blog Seed Harvesting, Part 1 — The Little Farm in Town

Our goal is to create a sustainable garden, so our seed crop needs to be as extensive as our food crop. Seed harvesting is a simple process, though growing plants for seed requires a different approach. While many plants produce adequate seeds without extra effort, many require you to designate a portion of your garden […]

Blog Seed Harvesting, Part 1 — The Little Farm in Town


Science 101: Photoperiodism — Iowa Agriculture Literacy

Saturday is the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. Since June 21, the Summer Solstice, the days have been getting shorter. As a parent, I look forward shorter days and longer nights for one reason. My kids go to bed easier. They are cranky and do not function well […]

Science 101: Photoperiodism — Iowa Agriculture Literacy