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== Outcomes ==
== Outcomes ==

Latest revision as of 10:36, 12 July 2019

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Under the program revitalization effort of the Canadian Path, this article is no longer be applicable to the current program.
It remains here for reference purposes only.
For information on items replacing this topic, see Cub Scout Earth.




Cubs develop and demonstrate practical gardening knowledge and skills to help beautify their community and/or to grow and produce food. [1]


  1. Show the proper use of a spade, fork, and rake and how to care for them.
  2. Prepare, plant and look after for three months, one of the following:
    • (a) A garden at least 1.5 square meters in size
    • (b) A window box at least 60 cm x 25 cm. in size
    • (c) Two or more perennial
    • (d) A plant terrarium
  3. Identify and name from life any three of the following:
    • (a) Six garden flowers
    • (b) Six garden vegetables
    • (c) Four common weeds
    • (d) Three common friends of the garden
    • (e) Three common pests of the garden
  4. Choose and do any two of the following:
    • (a) Grow a bulb
    • (b) Grow a tree seed,
    • (c) Start a vegetable from seed on blotter or paper towelling
    • (d) Grow a plant from seedlings
    • (e) Grow a plant from the tops of turnips, carrots, radishes, parsnips or beets

Cross-badge links:

Pre 2011 version
  1. Black Star A9
  2. Black Star A3
  3. Observer Badge parts 4, 5
  4. Black Star A3 and Black Star A5

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