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Horticulture - Youth Gardening

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Alphabet Garden


Use the list below to plant a garden using every letter of the alphabet:

A = aster

B = bachelor's button

C = celosia

D = dusty miller

E = everlasting winged

F = four o'clock

G = geranium

H = honesty

I = impatiens

J = Johnny jump-up

K = kale

L = lobelia

M = marigold

N = nasturtium

O = Ocimum (basil)

P = petunia

Q = quaking grass

R = rose moss

S = salvia

T = torenia

U = Ursinia

V = verbena

W = wax begonia

X = xeranthemum

Y = yellow cosmos

Z = zinnia



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