The “Grow Getters” series consists of lessons and resources to engage youth and families in hands-on, at-home activities related to gardening—even without a garden!
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At the end of this lesson, participants will be able to list the most-common methods used to preserve fruits or vegetables.
At the completion of this lesson, learners will be able to identify root and non-root fruits and vegetables and learn harvesting skills.
In this lesson, participants will learn how plants reproduce and how to identify pollinators that help plants.
Following this lesson, participants will be able to identify basic plant parts and use more complex plant part vocabulary.
In this Grow Getters lesson, students will learn to identify the parts of a seed and the growth and development of a seed to a plant.
In this Grow Getters lesson, you will answer the questions: “What is soil?” and “How can you make garden soil?”
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Are you thinking about growing your own fresh vegetables this year, maybe for the first time? In addition to the satisfaction of providing fresh, nutritious and delicious produce for yourself and family or friends, many find working with plants and soil to be a great antidote for the worries and frustrations of the day.
Whatever your reasons to start a vegetable garden: fresh produce with great flavor, exercise, saving money, enticing children (and adults) to eat healthier food, or knowing where your food came from and how it was grown, this booklet will help you with basic information and tips to get started.