Monthly Archives: October 2011

Growing Plants in the Classroom is More than Dirt and Seeds

As educators, we are innovative, creative and enthusiastic in our lessons. The cleaner, neater, and more organized the classroom, the greater the interest level of our students and the greater success they will have. Students propagating plants in a classroom … Continue reading

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Preparing your fall seeds for spring growing.

Collecting non-hybrid seeds from fruit and vegetables is an excellent and fun way to continue your crop year after year. Proper cleaning and storage of these seeds will ensure the highest level of seed viability and therefore success. When collecting … Continue reading

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Moment of Geek: Why Leaves Turn Color in the Fall

This post comes from our Lab Technician/Plant Geek, Bill DeBoer.  Bill sent this as an email to everyone in the office this morning.  Here’s something you may not have known: Decreases in light exposure coupled with cooling temperatures causes a … Continue reading

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