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Citrus, Fruits, & Veggie Contest

Date: Feb 25, 2021
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Horticulture is the science, business and art of growing and marketing fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants. It’s unique among plant sciences because it not only involves science and technology, but it also incorporates art and design principles.

  • Learn basic principles of plant science.
  • Learn to plan, care for, and manage vegetable and/or flower gardens, lawns, or commercial horticultural crops.
  • Learn effective, safe methods of pest control and management.
  • Produce vegetables and fruits for year-round use to improve nutrition.
  • Apply knowledge by experimenting with plants in a laboratory or in the field.
  • Grow and maintain a garden.
  • Learn pest management techniques.
  • Examine parts of a plant and discover the function of the parts.
  • Learn to identify and use common garden tools.
  • Take a soil sample and have it tested for nutrients.
  • Learn about Integrated Pest Management for the yard or garden.
  • Test different varieties or management techniques.
  • Design a landscape plan for your home.
  • Learn to divide plants and transplant favorite specimens.
  • Learn about compost and make a simple compost bin.
  • Discover different ways to prepare, preserve, and use garden produce.
  • Sell produce at a farmers market.
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