ERIC Number: ED077717
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Publication Date: 1973
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How Does Your Organic Garden Grow?
Reemer, Rita, Ed.
A complete organic gardening cycle--from soil composition to harvesting--can be conducted using the 14 activities suggested in this teacher's guide. Background information, questions for discussion, and related activities are presented for each step in the process. The activities, useful for elementary grade students, are titled: Starting the Garden, From Seed to Seedling, Transplanting Outdoors, Preparing the Compost Pile, Natures Compost, Exercise/Sun/and Fun, Organic Mulch, But What About the Bugs?, Non-Polluting Insect Controls, Companion Planting and Natural Enemies, Garden Predators and Their Prey, Backyard Birds, Healthful Harvest, and Fresh from the Garden. Lists of insect control suppliers and seed suppliers are also compiled. Related documents are SE 016 255 and ED 068 361. (BL)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Curriculum Guides, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Gardening, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Natural Resources, Organic Chemistry, Plant Science
Rodale Press, Inc., Educational Services Division, Emmaus, Pennsylvania 18049 (no price quoted)
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