Category Archives: seed germination

Lentil Sprouts

As plants are beginning to sprout, there are some that are enjoyed in dishes, in sprout form. Let your children grow their own Lentil sprouts to try. For this project you will need: dried lentils Water cheese cloth quart jar … Continue reading

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Egg Head Pals

EGG HEADS For this project you will need: Empty Eggshell (A potato will work, too, but will not last as long, unless it starts to sprout and then it can be planted.) grass seed (rye grass and cress grows quickly) … Continue reading

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Science Lesson On Plants and Cooperation

Today, in our science class, we are talking about plant parts. The curriculum the school uses teaches Godly Character traits and the trait for today’s lesson is “being cooperative”.  I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about  … Continue reading

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Garden Goodies!

I have good news and bad news from the garden: There has been a death!This little Roma just laid down and died!  These plants have been in the garden for 3 months and 8 of the 12 have only grown … Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo In The Garden!

I went out, armed with the camera, and noticed something peeking through the dirt on one of my straw bales! Yes, that is a little red potato. Even with all of the trials in the garden this year, I am … Continue reading

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Continued Growth in the Garden

    I want to share my visit in the garden today.  Yesterday was full of rain and the temperature dropped to the high 30’s overnight.  That didn’t seem to deter the growth in the garden. Before I move on, … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Garden!

I am forty-three years old, and every year of my life I have watched seeds turn to plants.  I have a feeling that no matter how old I may live to be, I will experience the same things every year: … Continue reading

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