May 19, 2007


So...co-op classes have ended for the year... our Apologia Botany text book is put away...and the kids decide that this "learning more about plants stuff" is really interesting after all and they'd like to grow a garden? Okay. A trip to Lowe's...a few packets of seeds...some soil and a countertop greenhouse later...and we've got an unexpected summer class in the works.

Pre-planning and organizational skills
Following directions
Daily care and maintenance
Harvest crop
Plan dinner party
Write out and send invitations
Plan recipes for artichokes...carrots...and brussel sprouts
Execute recipes
Plan floral arrangements for sunflowers
Execute arrangements
Write and send "thank you" notes to those who attend dinner party
Field Trip: Upcoming Wild Oats Tour