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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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A Visit to the Garden

I took some pictures in the garden today.  I planted the watermelons and cucumbers almost two weeks ago.       Watermelons       Strawberries!       Pinto Beans. I started these from a bag of dry pintos. … Continue reading

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Straw Bale Gardening

I was raised in a rural community.  I was raised with gardens and canning and freezing food for the family.  I have had chickens and Nigerian Dwarf Goats as pets.  I enjoy everything about the country life.  I like the … Continue reading

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Update on Bean plants and Straw Bale Garden

These are our bean plants!! The tall one is over 2 ft tall and is ready to go into my new garden!! Things have been super busy around here, as the kids started their new school years this week!  I … Continue reading

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Grow a Bean as a Science Lesson- Update

This is an update on our bean plants.  March 28 There are three that have sprouted and some green is beginning to develop.  The fourth seems to be rotting.  This is a common occurrence in this experiment.  It is still … Continue reading

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Seed Packet Lessons

Seed Packet Lessons   This lesson covers science skills of classifying and predicting, graphing, sorting, seed planting.  It covers Math skills of graphing, sorting, counting, functions with whole numbers.  Language arts skills of communication. For this lesson, you will need … Continue reading

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Growing Bean Plants as a Science lesson

This is an experiment I have done with every age I have taught.  Preschoolers, as well as Jr. High students,  LOVE seeing the development of the plants.  This is a great project to begin journaling. To do this project you … Continue reading

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