Wisconsin Fast Plants

Hedi Baxter Lauffer Director of Teaching & Learning with the Wisconsin Fast Plants Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Explains the many benefits of teaching with Fast Plants, or Rapid Cycling Brassica rapa

I’ve just posted an interview with Hedi Baxter Lauffer Director of Teaching & Learning with the Wisconsin Fast Plants Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. We discuss the development of Rapid Cycling Brassica rapa (FastPlants) as a tool for studying crop disease, and its evolution into a versatile life sciences teaching tool. Fast Plants live their entire life cycle in about 42 days.

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Getting Started

Why I’m starting this Blog, and why you should dig right into gardening if you’ve been hesitant.

I bought this domain a couple of months ago.

It was sort of a gift to myself, a venue for sharing my passion for gardening with interested parties for a change. I have a tendency to brain dump my accumulated gardening knowledge to anyone asking a relevant horticultural question. Sometimes people actually enjoy this knowledge, sometimes their minds are fully blown, and sometimes they are just being polite.

I’ve written three or four posts, and even recorded a couple of podcasts. I’ve also deleted three or four posts, and erased a few podcasts.

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