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Growing from a seed

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Description

Beavers will grow the following:

1. Mustard
2. Coriander

Resources

1. Mustard seeds and coriander seeds.
2. Plastic cups 25 x2
3. Cotton wool
4. Compost
5. Napkins

Instructions

MUSTARD EXPERIMENT

1. Place some crunched up, damp napkin/tissue in a cup followed by a thin, damp layer of cotton wool. Leave a gap of about 2cm below the top of the pot.
2. Sprinkle a mixture of the mustard seeds on top of the cotton wool pressing them down lightly.
3. Leave the pot in a warm, light place and look daily for signs of growth which should happen after about 7 days. (Check that the cotton wool remains damp and add a little water if necessary.)

CORIANDER EXPERIMENT

1. Place some compost in a cup.
2. Place some coriander seeds about 0.5cm deep.
3. Water well and place in a warm, light place such as near a windowsill.


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