S6 L85 – Two Upcoming Projects

For the past week I haven’t been posting much about Science, and here are the upcoming projects of the Compost pile (project #5) and a raised bed garden (project #6).   I already have the compost pile done, I just need to start flipping it.  The raised bed I might use as my mint/rosemary bed.  If you’re […]

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S6 L81 – Garden Soil Sampling

I have learned about soil sampling and where to send my soil to find out what kind of soil I have.  I sent a sample to my local testing center at Viringia Tech to find out the acidity of my garden soil after filling out this form: http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/452/452-125/452-125.html.  I also picked up a sampling box from […]

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S6 L80 – Avocado Update

I’m not sure if everybody heard about it, but I started a project for science – growing an avocado tree.  I first took the seed and jabbed three toothpicks in the sharp end of the seed.  When you’re doing this make sure you do not put one in a crack.  set this on a jar […]

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S6 L74 – Terrarium Project

In lesson 74 I was told to make a terrarium, and really that’s just put some rocks in, some dirt in, some charcoal, and the plants.  The plants can’t be too big or vigorous like ivy (vigorous means grows quickly).  You can put an animal like a lizard in if wanted, but if so, make sure there are […]

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