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Horticulture - Youth Gardening

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Garden Scavenger Hunt


This is a fun activity to help you become more familiar with your outdoor garden area. Do not collect these items, just check them off your list as you find them. Add up the points when you are done. Please do not damage or injure any of the plants or insects on your list. Have fun and good luck!!

Item
Point(s)
1. Bird Feather
2
2. Pine Cone
1
3. Moth or Butterfly
3
4. Caterpillar
2
5. Largest leaf you can find, 6 inches or bigger
1
6. Flower-What kind is it?
1
7. Earthworm
1
8. Insect Feeding on a Plant-Can you Identify it?
2
9. Slug
2
10. Grasshopper
3
11. Rabbit
4
12. Hand Gardening Tool
1
13. Plant with disease or spots on the leaves
3
14. Snake Skin
5
15. Seeds from a vegetable or flower
2
16. Something you could put in a compost pile
1
17. Weed-What kind is it?
3
18. Lady Bug
1
19. A Plant with Fuzzy or Hairy Leaves
4
20. Vegetable-What kind is it?
1

 



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