Planting potatoes on Good Friday isn’t always feasible, but for 2022, it might make sense. Good Friday falls relatively late this year, on April 15, so while the soil temperature may not be prime when the Holy Day hits in March or early April, the soil might make it above 45 degrees Fahrenheit by mid-April […]
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A long streak of pleasant weather this month made it particularly tempting for Iowans to start planting their gardens. This week’s colder-than-average temperatures, however, reinforce why they might have jumped the gun and offer an apt reminder about the legend of the Three Frozen Kings.