Most gardeners start looking over the seed catalogs in February. By spring they are looking forward to getting that garden started! It is a perfect time of year to study the fine art of gardening, and you don’t have to wait for perfect outdoor weather. Try this free indoor gardening unit by Elece Hollis.
You’ll find a wealth of ideas for inspiring that young gardener at your house.
This unit study introduces ideas for indoor gardening projects that are suitable for students of all ages. Your local library has plenty of books on houseplants. You will need one general houseplant encyclopedia type of book, and books on particular plant families and projects such as making a terrarium and aquarium garden.
The unit starts by suggesting a wide variety of projects to try — everything from dessert gardens to Bonsai trees.
Then once your plants have started to grow, you can try a few of the study ideas, for example:
- Study light and water.
- Learn the history of indoor gardening.
- Study George Washington Carver.
- Take a field trip.
- Make a presentation.
Great resource…and it’s free!
Dozens of tools!