• Science credit for Botany/Horticulture

    I presently teach a Botany/Horticulture Class for a Science credit and am looking to work to make my Horticulture II class a science credit also, so I am looking for examples of calendars of units from instructors tha...
    Tracey Hartwig
    created by Tracey Hartwig
  • ISO: Killer Chemical Worksheet

    I am wanting to introduce the water cycle to my students. I am searching for the Killer Chemical worksheet. It was a descriptive sheet that had all of the characteristics of water and some statistics about it being th...
    Mia Sullivan
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  • Large Landscape Design Class

    I am looking for some advice on handling a very large landscape design course. I have nearly 20 students and am at a new school this year. In the future I would like to cap this course but this year that was just not ...
    Rachael Stecklein
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  • Agronomy/Crop Science Help!

    I will be starting a crop science class soon and I am looking for more lessons/labs (trying to make lessons more meaningful to students, then just reading out of the book). This will be my second year teaching this cl...
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  • Soil Texture Samples

    Hello All,   I would like to complete a a real life soil texture triangle (made of wood with space for each sample) but I haven't found anywhere to obtain the samples besides just finding them myself.  Anyone know of...
    Cody Beus
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  • Statistics for Crop Science Class

    Hello all! I'm looking for any resources you may know of that detail statistics for crop science course material. For example, rankings for Missouri as far as corn and soybean production, number of farms in the stat...
    Bryana Hamlin
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  • Plant ID Website

    editor's note **The URL for this website is now http://plantid.okstate.edu/     Just wanted to pass this along to everyone. I came across a great website today from Oklahoma State. If you have a class or units on gra...
    John Daniels
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  • Proposal for Greenhouse

    We have a school in our district that is interested in starting a greenhouse program from scratch. Currently there is no greenhouse but a building site has been approved. The teacher at the school has less than one mo...
    Julie Stanton
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  • Planting Dates Spreadsheet

    Last Summer I spent quite a lot of time researching plant timing to figure out when to plant seeds in our greenhouse so they are all ready at the same time for our spring plant sale.I've seen the question a few times ...
    Katie Mouton
    created by Katie Mouton
  • Careers

    Does anyone have a ppt on Horticulture Careers??
    Lindsay Spurrier
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  • Landscape help?

    This is my first time teaching Landscape Design ( drawing, symbols,scale,etc).  I am looking for any kind of lessons, activities,suggestions on how to teach this. Thanks Jessie
    Jessie Schermerhorn
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  • Poinsettia Help

    I am interested in growing poinsettias in the greenhouse this next year but have no idea where to start. I have been through many of the discussions on CoP but several are a couple years old and when I go to the websi...
    Jessalyn Schrock
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  • Horticulture End-of-Year awards ideas?

    The end of the year is fast approaching and I would love to give out some sort of award or recognition to my hardest-working students who help make the horticulture class fun and the plant sale go smoothly! Any ideas...
    Samantha Smith
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  • 2016 Hummert Greenhouse Operations and Hydroponics Short Courses

    Hummert International cordially invites you to attend their 21st annual Greenhouse Operations and Management Short Course and / or the 2nd annual Hydroponics Short Course at our St. Louis, Missouri headquarters.   Gre...
    Julie Fritsch
    created by Julie Fritsch
  • Help with lesson on horticultural growing media aka soilless mixes

    I'm starting a soils/fertilization unit and part of my curriculum is to teaching about different growing media used to create horticultural "soils". I'm teaching about things like vermiculite, sphagnum moss, perlite, ...
    Stacia Bennett
    created by Stacia Bennett
  • Lessons involving mushroom cultivation

    I recently received a classroom mushroom starter kit that contained everything I need in order to grow Oyster Mushrooms in my classroom (I don't have a greenhouse).   Problem is, I don't really know a thing about mu...
    Stacia Bennett
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  • Ideas for School Garden with Limited Summer Maintenance?

    We have a courtyard in our middle school that you can look out on from the agriculture classroom.  My principal would like to see that area turned into a school garden, not necessarily for food production but to be ab...
    Robin McLean
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  • Creating a greenhouse plant reference book

    I would like to have my students create a plant reference book of all our plants in the greenhouse. I'm wanting something that the students can use to answer questions for the customers at the greenhouse during our sp...
    Joshua Porto
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  • Quizlets for Pests & Pesticide Education

    Hello,   The Penn State Pesticide Education is exploring Quizlet to share Pests and Pesticide Education review questions. We currently have two available Quizlets:   Pest Overview: https://quizlet.com/_1xeb0t   Pes...
    Kelly Lowery
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  • Greenhouse Safety Rules

    We have a brand new greenhouse and Im going to start a lesson on GH safety once we get rolling this year. Anyone have rules that you post on the wall in the GH? Safety ppts or lesson activities you use when teaching s...
    Amy Stephens
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