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Gardener (Baden Powell Service Association Scout Group)

Complete 1-4 (In the case of the Timberwolf living in towns or cities where not enough land is available for gardening, complete the 2nd (1) & (2) in place of 1st (1) & (4).)

  • 1

    Must care for a patch of garden of at least 16 square feet for at least three months.

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  • 2

    Must be able to name at least four of the following common growing specimens

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    • a

      Trees or shrubs

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    • b

      Flowers or vegetables

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  • 3

    Distinguish and name four common weeds, and be able to use the following tools: Spade, fork, hoe, trowel, and rake.

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  • 4

    With the help of catalogs, magazines, or Internet resources, make a scrapbook of not more than six pages, one page for each month, of either flowers or vegetables planted or flowering in that month. A minimum of twelve subjects is to be shown.

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  • 1

    Must do one of the following:

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    • a

      Must care for a window box for three months

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    • b

      Must care for two or more perennial plants in pots for three months.

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  • 2

    Must grow two of the following:

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    • a

      A bulb in water, peat moss, sand, or soil.

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    • b

      A chestnut or acorn in water, sand, peat moss, or soil.

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    • c

      Mustard and cress, peas, or beans on a washcloth.

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