A merit badge
for Boy scouts
. This is not a required badge for Eagle
. Taken from meritbadge.com:
- Do the following:
- Grow six vegetables, three from seeds and three from seedlings, through harvesting.
- Grow six flowers, three from seeds and three from seedlings, through flowering.
- Give the food value of the following:
- Three root or tuber crops.
- Three fruits or vegetables which bear above the ground.
- Three leafy greens.
- Tell what you did to control insects or diseases. Tell where and how to use a contact
insecticide, a stomach poison, and a fungicide.
- Do THREE of the following:
- Test 100 garden seeds for germination.
- Make a hotbed or cold frame, and grow plants in same.
- Clean, bunch, or pack any three vegetables for market.
- Enter one of the vegetables or flowers you have grown in a show, fair, or festival.
- Make a storage bin or pit for home use. Store part of a crop you have grown. Describe