• 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
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  • 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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  • Landscape Design Curriculum?

    Just was wondering if anyone would have curriculum they would like to share for Landscape Design?  I will be teaching it next semester without a book and landscaping program.  Thanks in advance
    Craig Micheal Zwahlen
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  • Plant Parts & Functions activities

    I am looking to start teaching my 7th grade students the parts/function of plants, but I am really looking for a fun/interactive way to help them practice the knowledge after the initial lesson.  Any ideas?
    Judith Bruns
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  • Horticulture Careers Activity

    I'm a student teacher in Nebraska and I am looking for a fun activity to teach horticulture careers. The problem at my school is that right now we are moving high schools( since they got a new building) so we don't ha...
    Tyler Scott Schindler
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  • Planning a greenhouse management class

    For student teaching I will be teaching a greenhouse management class. Any ideas on structuring it? When to teach what? Any useful lesson plans?Anything would be helpful!
    Cheyenne Reid
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  • Landscape - The Outdoor Room Design Challenge Project

    MY FAVORITE PROJECT OF ALL TIMES!!!!!!   Topics that have to be covered before this project: Drawing Tools Lettering Symbols Drawing to Scale The Outdoor Room Concept (and use areas) The Landscape De...
    Andrea Fristoe
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  • NAAE Greenhouse Construction/Improvement Grants

    Applications Due January 15, 2016 NAAE is excited to announce that it is now accepting applications from members who are seeking to implement a greenhouse construction or enhancement project for their middle school or...
    Andrea Fristoe
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  • Greenhouse Management

    What are methods that you use to keep large classes (40 students) productive in the greenhouse?
    Amanda Chaney
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  • Landscape/Athletic Turf grass Management Course

    I am a first year teacher in the process of deciding what courses to change or improve for next school year and I am looking at starting a class focusing on turf grass management and landscape. I am looking for some m...
    Brett Timmins
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  • Greenhouse Insects Final Project

    Students in my Greenhouse Management class just completed a unit on Insects!  Students learned basic insect classification by mouthpart, the control of insects using various types of chemicals, and finally Integrated ...
    Kristyn Harms
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  • Greenhouse Production Project Help!!!!!

    Does anyone have a bedding crop project that they do in class?  I am going to have my students start seeds and grow a crop to sell to the culinary class.  Trying to wrap my head around creating a project for the kids ...
    Jenna Kotsonis
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