This checkoff list could be used by a scribe to keep track of which Scouts have earned which merit badges or could be used by an individual Scout.
Gardening Merit Badge
Humans have been growing plants for thousands of years. Farmers and horticulturists make their living growing food and other plants, while other people grow gardens for pleasure. Becoming a good gardener requires a Scout to understand the science of growing plants – how to prepare the soil, how to select and plant seeds, and how to care for the growing plants.
A reader asks about how old a Scout should be to work on a merit badge. The Guide to Advancement provides some answers.
The Gardening merit badge helps Boy Scouts develop their green thumbs. While working on this badge, the learn all about growing plants.
Plant a garden based on a pizza theme so you can make pizzas with fresh herbs, tomatoes, and your other favorite ingredients.
The Boy Scout Roundtable Planning Guide suggests a Hobbies feature for December 2011. So this month we’ll take a look at this feature in more depth. Some of the ideas in this program feature will also be useful to Cub Scouts and Venturers who are working on hobbies related programs.