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...
Mrs. Meyers Compassion Day Project

Mrs. Meyers Compassion Day Project

Mrs. Meyers Compassion Day Project!   Mrs. Meyer’s believes that just like a flower, compassion can be grown—all it takes is planting the right seeds and some steady care. Using lessons from the garden, The Compassion Project seeks to help parents grow compassion...
Why Pruning Basil Makes the Plant Bushy

Why Pruning Basil Makes the Plant Bushy

Experiment: Why Pruning Basil Makes the Plant Bushy Grades: any The Little Green Thumbs teacher’s manual contains lots of reminders for you to prune basil plants. The natural growth of basil is tall and if not pruned, the plant will grow tall and leggy. Pruning causes...