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Archive for the ‘Plants’ Category

Nature Walk

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

We took a walk in the woods and gathered wild flowers to press. Sam noted that we picked six flowers.

Nature walk

We looked for tadpoles in the swamp behind our house.

tadpole hunt

And we read A Seed is Sleepy by Diana Hutts Aston and Sylvia Long

14 March 2012

First Sprouts!

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Morning Glory
11 March: Black Simpson Lettuce

13 March: Bibb Lettuce, Morning glories

14 March: Morning glories

20 March: Carrots

Indoor Garden

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Green bean seeds

We planted seeds in pots today:
Morning glories
Green beans

7 March 2012

Outdoor Garden

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

Planting the garden

We planted seeds in the Bent Spoon Garden today:
1. Sugar snap peas
2. Black Simpson lettuce
3. Bibb lettuce

1 March 2012

How Plants Drink

Sunday, August 5th, 2012

1. What Did We Use?

celery, glass of water, red food coloring.

2. What Did We Do?

We put the celery in the glass of water and put two drops of red food coloring in.

3. What Happened?

We checked 8 hours later and color did not get to the thin upper part of the celery. Bottom of the celery stalk has color.

4. What Did We Learn?

The experiment does not work with old celery! We will try again.

How plants drink

29 February 2012