• Know what a vegetable is, how they can be grouped according to the plant part eaten, and why different types require different conditions for optimal growth.
  • Understand the significance of site selection, soil preparation, and proper planting and plant management for a successful vegetable garden.
  • Know what characteristics to consider when selecting varieties of specific vegetables.
  • Understand the different ways of planting vegetables and why some are more suitable for certain types than others.
  • Understand production and management techniques, including proper harvest and storing techniques, for common vegetables.
  • Know what an herb is and how its cultural requirements differ from most vegetables.
  • Practice determining answers to garden-related questions.



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