Since starting my M.S. degree in horticulture at Iowa State last fall, I’ve wanted to write on numerous occasions about my research, but just haven’t found the time. Though I moonlight in my professional life as a plant breeder, by day I’m a plant ecophysiologist, someone who studies and describes physiological mechanisms underlying ecological observations […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Quick gardeners, race for the newsstands and check out the latest issue of Fine Gardening (October 2010 issue). If you’re a subscriber, you’ve no doubt received your copy in the mail already. Flip forward to page 30 and you’ll find yours truly with a “dirty”-y, devious look writing about the five stellar deer-proof plants. It […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
So I decided to add an additional category for blog posts–shameless self-promotion. And here’s the first one! The 2011 ISU Extension Horticulture Calendar is now for sale! And guess what? The photography is courtesy of yours truly (including the cover shot!) For only $6.00 and written by two of ISU’s top extension horticulturists (Dr. Cindy […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.