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...
Recycled Plants

Recycled Plants

Experiment:Recycled Plants Grades: K – 6 Create your own plants at home while using items around the house! If you don’t have any seeds or soil, this is a perfect activity!  Set up: 15-30 minutes The three R’s are reduce, reuse, recycle. Talk about what each of...
Make A Plant Collage

Make A Plant Collage

  Experiment: Make A Plant Collage Grades: K – 7 Plants are so much a part of our daily lives that we often don’t give them much thought! In this project children will go through magazines and find items made from plants. Once these are found the...
Light and Air are Important to Plants

Light and Air are Important to Plants

  Experiment: Light and Air are Important to Plants Grades: K – 8 What happens when you block light from a plant? Cut various shapes in aluminum foil and attach shapes to the leaf of a plant using paper clips. Leave the plant for a week and see what...