Growing Horticultural Plants: Growing Media

Growing Media: HS.70 : The Value of Diversity on Teams (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

The perfect soil blend is dependant upon regional preferences, available resources and material cost and availability. Likewise, the perfect team is a blending of important ideas and concepts from each. Use the benefits and challenges of diverse teams in the LK lesson to illustrate the benefits and challenges of mixing growing media components.

Growing Media: HS.29 : Valuing My Contributions (all,IA) (PDF) | (PPT)

In a growing medium, each component adds an essential characteristic to the mix. Perlite, for example, holds water and improves drainage. Each person also adds unique contributions to their society and those around them. Use this lesson to explore how each of us is valuable in society.

Growing Media: HS.95 : Identifying Needs and Aligning with Vision (1,2) (PDF) | (PPT)

Different plants require different growing medias. It is the responsibility of the grower to ensure that the correct media is chosen for the given situation. This LK lesson encourages students to gather information from all possible areas before making a decision or solving a problem.