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AHG Badge Help – Nature & Wildlife #21

I am helping our Patriot squad complete Nature & Wildlife this fall.  Requirement #21 requires the girls to research endangered species specific to your area, and identify why it is classified as endangered.

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Herb Garden

I love growing fresh herbs in my kitchen window. Herbs are one of the few plants I have been able to grow successfully. They are available all year-long and even if I manage to kill the plants (which happens more … Continue reading

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AHG Badge Help – Gardening and Plant Science #4

The teacher in me loves the science related badges.  As we homeschool, I find that our curriculum often overlaps with badge work.  This experiment is a classic example of one that we performed in “school”.

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Gardening and Plant Science #17

With summer break coming up, now is the perfect time to work on Gardening and Plant Science Optional requirement #17. As a parent with a black thumb, I’m excited that Lily is learning to be a little more of a … Continue reading

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Terrarium

Both of my grandmothers had green thumbs. They could grow anything.  Somewhere along the way, the gene got lost. I have a black thumb.  When Lily decided to work on the Gardening and Plant Science merit badge, I knew I … Continue reading

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