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In this 4-H garden project worksheet set, student study the parts of seeds and plants. They make a mini-greenhouse. They complete a career scavenger hunt, tools word search, and experiment to learn more about the effect of water on seed germination. Additional resources are included.
This presentation focuses on the support services provided by volunteers who take part in Wisconsin's Master Gardening program. The slides are packed with photos, and text that describe exactly what these volunteers do. This presentation might be useful for high school students who need to do some volunteer work as part of their school requirements.
Most likely you would use this lesson with a college level horticulture class. The nine steps of tissue culture are explained, and then learners give it a try! The lesson plan is written in outline form, leaving out detailed explanation. Use it as a guideline for your lecture.
Inspire and educate aspiring horticulturists with this presentation on ornamental herbaceous plants. Quality photographs of beautifully landscaped gardens or colorful perennials adorn each slide. Viewers learn to consider the purpose for the garden, types of plants to include, and how to create an overall effect. A number of slides are dedicated specifically to wet gardens and to dry gardens. This is an exemplary educational resource for your ornamental horticulture or landscape design course.
The author of this presentation elaborates on the details of insect classification, information apparently required to become a master gardener in the horticulture program at Oregon State University. Though lengthy (110 slides), it is an outstanding collection of photos, graphs, and diagrams to educate the viewer in basic entomology. Not only could this be used as a resource for horticulture classes, it can even stand as an introduction to a college entomology course.