Vegetables and Herbs

In this project, members learn the fundamentals of growing vegetables in gardens and contain-ers. Herb gardening is an additional option. The life skills practiced through participation in this project include learning to learn, communicating, planning and organizing, making decisions, lead-ing self and others, and planning your life.

The Leader/Helper’s Guide for Vegetable Garden Curriculum provides a teaching matrix to assist the leader in matching tasks in this proj-ect with the age level of the member so that they may all succeed at vegetable and herb gardening. Unlike some other 4-H materials, these member materials are designed by Purdue University for the age of the learner:

Member Materials

First Year

Second Year and Beyond Includes All Materials Above, in Addition to:

Exhibit Materials

For Volunteers, in Addition to Member Materials

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