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I've got new creation I'd appreciate some input on.

I'm creating a tool that will provide location-specific growing related tasks.  It will provide location-specific timing, based on worldwide climate data I've compiled.

Right now I only have Kansas City, MO, USA tasks generated.  You can take it for a spin here.

(Note that that page is 'hidden' while I work on it; you can't get to it via site navigation.  Also it's a work in progress, lots of tuning and editing still needs to be done.)

Target users would be for new/beginner growers who are looking for high-level direction on what they can do now, or intermediate growers who need some ideas or inspiration.  As a personal example, I've forgotten to order and plant garlic at the right time for about 3 years straight, though I'd love to have a garlic crop.

It's pretty simple right now, but it's a foundation I want to build other helpful capabilities into.  For example, potentially additional collaboration, resource sharing, both regionally, and/or climate classification based.

One thing to note is that my current method of task timing calculation is based on the average frost dates.  That only works for climates that have freezing weather, and doesn't take into account growing seasons that are based on seasons of precipitation. I'm going to have to work through this to apply to those types of locations.

I'd appreciate any thoughts/input on this.  Overall approach?  Usefulness?  Additional tasks to add?  Etc.

Thanks!
 
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