4-H Terrarium Workshop

Learn the basics of plants and plant science with 4-H gardening projects.

4-H Plant Science

Explore the basics of plants and plant science - plant growth, soils, plant varieties, pest control measures, equipment and gardening techniques - through 4-H plants, soils, and gardening projects. Learn about crop and soil sciences wherever you can grow plants. Discover the magic of the Earth and harvest a bushel full of knowledge and experience.

Adapted from: http://4h.msue.msu/edu/programs/plants_soils_gardening

Plant to Plate Challenge

Take on a new hobby this spring and learn to garden! If you have ever been interested in gardening this is the ideal challenge to get you started. Simply choose a recipe you would like to cook and grow two of the necessary ingredients. Get creative with your recipes! Submit your plan to Anna Harrod-McGrew by July 1. Be sure to include your recipe, what plants you are growing, and what you will be growing them in. Download the registration form.  

Some possible recipes:

  • Pasta with a tomato basil sauce (grow tomatoes and basil)
  • Smoothie (grow greens and strawberries)
  • Zucchini carrot cake (grow the zucchini and carrots)
  • Salad (the possibilities here are endless!)

Rules:

  • Your growing space must be no larger than 9 square feet.
  • You must grow two ingredients needed in your chosen recipe.
  • Keep us updated along the way!
  • Show us your fully grown plants and home-cooked meal!
  • Have fun!

Gardening Resources:

Cornell Gardening

Some possible recipes:

  • Pasta with a tomato basil sauce (grow tomatoes and basil)
  • Smoothie (grow greens and strawberries)
  • Zucchini carrot cake (grow the zucchini and carrots)
  • Salad (the possibilities here are endless!)

Contact

Anna Harrod-McGrew
4-H Natural Environment Educator
ash252@cornell.edu
(518) 828-3346 ext 202

Last updated June 5, 2020