Horticulture projects provide opportunity for young people to:

- Develop responsibility growing and caring for plants
- Learn about plants, their characteristics, their uses, and how to identify them
- Understand the economic importance of the horticulture industry
- Keep and use records
- Appreciate the importance of horticulture in everyday living

Check out the Oregon 4-H Science Rich Horticulture Handbook to see how to incorporate science in to these projects.

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