Early March is generally too soon to find morels in Iowa, though this weekend’s mild temperatures have stirred that longing in mushroom hunters. The season can vary, but already, mushroom hunters in Missouri are finding the sponge-like delicacies, and the soil is getting close to needed temperatures in Iowa. That perfect soil temperature can vary, […]
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Morel mania: How close is the mushroom-h...
CEDAR RAPIDS – Morel fans will be happy to know that organizers of Houby Days – the Czech Village event that celebrates the mushrooms – plan to have morels for sale again this year. Last year’s morels sold out quickly, so if you have a craving and can’t find your own, you’ll have to act […]
Good Friday might be just right for pota...
There is an outside chance that I might actually be able to plant my potatoes on Good Friday this year. The holiday isn’t especially early, as it was two years ago when it fell on March 29, nor is it at the late-end like last year, when it was April 18. This year’s Good Friday, […]