• Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia (PIEFA)

Food Garden

Food Garden

We all need food to live, so let's learn how food grows. Resource available by purchase, consists of two series of books each with four parts, illustrated using photos. Gaye the Garden Girl book set describes the lifecycles of vegetables, beneficial insects or pests in the garden and concepts such as pollination. There is one book for each season – summer, autumn, winter, spring. The Garden Gang book set illustrates the life cycle of vegetables referring to popular stories such as The Hare and the Tortoise, Jack and the Beanstalk. Includes types of soils, importance of organic matter and getting the soil just right (like in Goldilocks and the Three Bears) plus ways of planting with Popeye the Sailor Man.

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Keywords

food, garden, vegetables, soil, nutrition, nutrients, organic, plants, weeds, mulching, water, seedlings, sustainability