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100 minutes

Kindergarten / 1

Students will discover the basic needs of plants; design a square foot garden by using a data chart and partitioning squares to create a planting template; and plant a fall garden from seeds. This activity can be done at any time of year using corresponding seeds for each season. Refer to the planting calendar to see what grows when!).

Optional: Plant seeds with different edible parts (root, stem, leaves, flowers and fruit or seed) to harvest for the Plant Parts Salad lesson.

Why is it important to eat a healthy, balanced diet?