IGG Guide Green Fingers 5. Outline the precautions to be taken when using chemicals in your garden. Be able to identify some of

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Aim of Badge:
To encourage an interest in gardening.

This Badge has five options of which five must be completed.


 Photocopies of the information, pictures and flower titles overleaf.


Week 1:
Discuss the precautions to be taken when using chemicals in your garden. Ask the Guides to bring to the next Guide meeting the name of one chemical and its purpose.

Week 2:
Each Guide presents her information. Discuss the precautions necessary when using chemicals in your garden.

Flower Arranging

Flower arrangement is the combination of several elements to produce a visually pleasing display of fresh, silk, or dried flowers.

Game: Photocopy the template with flowers and titles and cut out each part. Ask the Guides to match the pictures to the names.

Game variation: Running game.

Invite a florist to visit your meeting to show the Guides how to make a flower arrangement.

Acknowledgement/Source: Fin’s Garden Centre, Macroom
Trefoil News Summer 2018

Attachments/Template needed for activity? Yes


  • chemicals
  • flower arranging
  • flowers
  • gardening
  • green fingers
  • IGG Interest Badge Guide Green Fingers
  • outdoors
  • Plants
  • Trefoil News Summer 2018

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