Fundamentals of Organic Farming and Gardening: an Instructor’s Guide

Unit overview
Plants can reproduce both sexually and asexually.  Most organic crops are grown from sexually produced seed, though fruit and nursery crop reproduction often involve asexual methods of propagation.

Lesson Text
Lesson Plans

Teacher Demonstrations
1. Examples of seeds and structure of a large seed
2. Demonstrate taking a stem cutting of a house plant and cutting a potato
3. Demonstrate layering a shrub

The Tasteful Garden Video
Focus Questions

Student Experiments and Activities
1. Effect of Light on Germination
2. Effect of Moisture on Germination
3. Effect of Temperature on Germination
4. Soil Mixes

Power Point Presentations
1. Unit Presentation
2. Asexual Propagation
3. Asexual Propogation Lab