Do you know how to grow pumpkins? The seeds are yellow and big. Pumpkin plants grow big leaves and have orange flowers. The pumpkins start small, then get big. You can use pumpkins to make pie. You can use pumpkins on Halloween. Antarctica is the only continent that pumpkins won’t grow in. Pumpkins even grow in Alaska! As you can see, growing pumpkins is fun.
Do you love cucumbers? The cucumber see looks like a small pumpkin seed. They are flat and yellow. When the cucumber grows it has two big leaves. The flower grows first and looks pretty. After the flower falls off, the cucumber will grow. You can put chilled cucumber slices on your eyes for puffiness. Or you can cut slices and dip them in salt. Truly, I like cucumber. It tastes good!
By Wadi Momany
Yummmmm, spinach! What does spinach look like? A leaf? Yes! Have you ever tasted it? NO? Don’t judge a leaf by its look.
Spinach grows in best cool weather. You should plant it in the spring. Give it water or if it rains, you won’t need to. It is native to centeral southwestern Asia.
What are its uses? You can eat spinach with salad and ranch. You can also eat it steamed or boiled. It has vitamin A, C, E,and K.
Other facts: It was used during the World War II to give soldiers better health and to make them stronger. Clearly, spinach is used for a lot of things!
You will have to have homes for the kale to grow. The kale need to grow on the top of the ground. Kale can grow and have big leaves.
You can put kale into a smoothie or you can put it in a salad.
Kale is the world’s healthiest food. It is a great source of iron.
Kale is a very good and very healthy food!
Peas May 30, 2014
Do you know how to grow peas?
The seed is like a ball and big too. The plant climbs. In 3 weeks it is medium sized. Plant the seeds 1 ½ inches apart. You can use peas to make cream peas, pea soup, sugar snap peas with mint or just plain. Peas have potassium, iron, and zinc. Clearly, peas are good to eat.
Lettuce is a very useful vegetable. Lettuce seed are extremely tiny. Lettuce seed are brown, white and gray. Lettuce grows well with compost. Then you sprinkle the seed on the soil. Then you add some dirt on top of the seeds. Then smooth the dirt. Make sure to add some water to the dirt.
You may add some lettuce on top of salads. Or if you do not like it you can add it on top of a sandwich.Did you noThe most important nutrients in lettuce are vitamin A and potassium.One cup of raw leaf lettuce has 9 calories, 1 gram of protein, and 1.3 grams of fiber.That’s not allover 20 billons of people eat 26 pounds of lettuce!!!