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  • 1. Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary
    Life in a Square Foot Garden
    Tracie Ambrose
    Education 373
    Fall 2009

2. Square Foot Gardening
This Summer I built a Square Foot Garden
3. I started with a wood box.
4. http://motherbynature.ca/2009/05/my-square-foot-garden-building-day-1/
This website shows the process of building a Square Foot Garden better than I could explain it.
5. At Last!
After drilling thorough my finger, banging my thumb, and making twenty-five trips to Menards, Lowes, Wal-mart, and Rural King, I was finally able to plant my garden.
6. Questions
How do the plants grow vegetables?
Why do we need bees?
How do seeds get from one place to another?
7. Standard 4.4.3
Observe and describe that organisms interact with one another in various ways, such as providing food, pollination and seed dispersal.
8. Definitions
Pollination--noun. Botany. the transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma.
Anther--the pollen-bearing part of a stamen
Stigma(stamen)--the part of a pistil that receives the pollen.
Pistil the ovule-bearing or seed-bearing female organ of a flower, consisting when complete of ovary, style, and stigma.
Seed dispersalthe movement of seeds from the mother plantto other areas.
Organismsliving things
Dictionary.com, http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/pistil, Dictionary.com LLC, revised 2009, accessed 09/08/09
9.

  • Most plants produce a flower that attracts insects. Usually there are two types of flowersa male and a female.

10. The shape, color, and smell of the flower attracts insects. 11. Insects find the flower, eat the nectar, get pollen on their bodies and transfer the pollen to other flowers.