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Diagnosing Plant Issues

Diagnosing Plant Issues

Have a problem? Don’t panic! The first thing to do is make sure you actually DO have a problem. Before rushing for a pest or disease diagnosis, remember to think back about what a plant NEEDS to survive. Plant growth is affected by light, temperature, humidity, water,...

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Basil & Kale Pesto Pasta

Basil & Kale Pesto Pasta

Fresh and yummy, this recipe can be used as a dip, pizza sauce, a glaze or marinade for shrimp/fish, chicken, and meat, garlic bread, add to stir-frys, soups, meatballs, burgers, spaghetti sauce and scrambled eggs/omeletsthis fresh and easy-to-make chunky salsa recipe...

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Preventing Plant Issues

Preventing Plant Issues

Abnormalities in your plant’s growth are typically caused by one of three things: disorders (caused by environmental conditions), diseases or pests. Disorders  (environmental problems) are abnormalities usually caused by environmental factors, such as light,...

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Garden Salsa Recipe

Garden Salsa Recipe

Enjoy this fresh and easy-to-make chunky salsa recipe with corn tortillas or quesadillas. Making salsa is a great way for kids to practice their chopping skills, or try scissor salsa! Have your students chop the salsa ingredients using scissors. Fun, fast and...

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Caring for Plants and Their Needs

Caring for Plants and Their Needs

All living things have needs that must be met in order to survive, and plants are no different. The job of a good gardener or farmer is to ensure the best conditions for growth for your plants and to help their needs be met. A plant will meet its needs in a variety of...

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We are Hiring

We are Hiring

Join our team! We are seeking a highly organized, self-motivated individual with keen attention to detail to join our team as Operations Manager for the National Little Green Thumbs program. The LGT Operations Coordinator is a key member of the Little Green Thumbs...

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LGT Holiday Colouring Sheets

LGT Holiday Colouring Sheets

Little Green Thumbs colouring sheets– just in time for the holiday season!   Keep your students busy, or enjoy colouring them yourself, to get in the holiday spirit with these fun printable holiday colouring pages.

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