Types of Libraries • What was a Mobile Library? • What is a Little Free Library?
Link to NBC Video about Seed Libraries • Did Kansas have a Seed Library? • Do you pay to check out seeds? • Why do people like seed libraries?
How will we get seeds? • How do you get seeds from a tomato, corn, carrots, radish, etc?
What will we learn • How to find information in nonfiction materials (books and on seed packets) • How to save seeds • How to use zone maps to help you learn when to plant seeds
What is a Plant’s Zone? • Can you plant seeds in January? • What about when it is snowing? • Should you plant seeds in July when it is 110 degrees out? • NO! • You should plant certain plants according to the plant’s zone!
Today’s Assignment • Each table has seed packets and something to write on. • Look at the seed packets and write down at least one fact on the back that might be useful for someone who is planting this seed.
Example • This plant packet says it should be watered weekly. • This would be important for a gardener to know!