Ornamental Horticulture Teacher Resources
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Landscaping with Ornamental Herbaceous Plants
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.
11th - Higher Ed Science 17 Views 12 Downloads
4-H Horticulture/Garden Activity Page- Beginning
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.
4th - 5th Science 6 Views 34 Downloads
If you teach basic botany or a landscape design course, this presentation is practically perfect. Begin with classification and nomenclature methods and move into the characteristics of leaves that make plant identification possible: leaf type, arrangement, venation, shape, and margin.
9th - Higher Ed Science 60 Views 74 Downloads
4-H Horticulture/Garden Activity Page
As part of an exploration of plants, learners engage in projects to design greenhouses, grow vegetables, and other endeavors. This 20 question activity packet could be used as a classroom mini-lesson or as the start to a long-term project.
7th - 10th Science 19 Views 87 Downloads
4-H Horticulture and Gardening- Intermediate Learner's Page
In this 4-H horticulture and gardening worksheet, students study how some of the food they eat is the stems, roots, leaves, seeds, and flowers of plants by completing a fill-in-the-blank activity and a word search page. They examine the parts of a see and complete short answer questions about the environment.
6th - 8th Science 23 Views 61 Downloads
Peruse perennials with this PowerPoint presentation. The author uses bullet-points to list quick facts and suggestions about using these colorful plants in ornamental horticulture. Topics include types of plants, planning and design, soil requirements, and even how to care for the perennials once they have been put in the ground.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
THE PEANUT WIZARD
Students read information about George Washington Carver and outline the information. They are given peanuts in the shell, students examine them and eat them. Students discuss the following questions: Why did George Washington Carver stay with his owner after he was no longer a slave?
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
Tree Diversity Activity
Class members become tree huggers with this terrific study of biodiversity among trees! They do so by examining different characteristics of trees: shape, leaves, bark, fruit or seeds, etc. After examining five concepts, they use their knowledge to design a community landscape.
5th - 9th Science 11 Views 34 Downloads
The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program - Volunteers in Horticulture
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.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Exploring the Horticulture Field
The terms and definitions involved with growing, harvesting, and processing of tree fruits are given in these clear and attractive slides. Details of horticulture and crops are given. For instance, demand and growth of the industry, research, marketing and inspection are covered.
9th - Higher Ed Science 7 Views 27 Downloads
Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Bulbs and . . . Shrubs
Viewers are introduced to the differences among annual, biennial, and perennial plants. Several plant guides are recommended.The authors focus on important considerations for designing a garden: light, heat, soil, water drainage, and wind. They instruct on mulching and choosing plants.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Container Gardening Part 4: Problem Diagnosis
Most likely you won't be teaching container gardening to youngsters, but if you do, or if you teach a college horticulture-related course, this succinct slide show will be a super support. It addresses common problems that occur with potted plants and provides possible solutions.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Growing Flower and Vegetable Transplants From Seeds
Students grow flower and vegetable transplants from seed in the school greenhouse. They properly plant seeds, transplant seedlings, and care for the plants by using recommended culture methods. In addition, they identify the various plant species grown in this unit.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads