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How to Make an Indoor Hydroponic Herb Garden

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How to Make an Indoor Hydroponic Herb Garden
Last summer at the Kemper Center, we showed visitors how to plant and care for an Indoor Kitchen Herb Garden. All of our displays are here to show how the same gardens can be done at your own homes. This year we wanted to try something different: Hydroponics. Follow the link to information on "How to Make a Hydroponic Indoor Herb Garden." Have fun! Debbie Kirkpatrick, Kemper Horticulture Assistant
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How to Start a Guppie Bowl

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How to Start a Guppie Bowl
In the east window of the Kemper Center you'll notice a fish-safe ceramic bowl that we have set up with water plants and veil-tail guppies; our "Guppie Bowl." Veil-tail guppies are tiny fish (the largest we have here are about an inch or so long).    The “Guppie Bowl” is a sample of a small water garden that is a good learning tool for kids. Without the aid of an electric pump or added chemicals, the plants produce oxygen, use carbon dioxide and keep the water clean ...
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Growing a Grocery Store Garden

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Growing a Grocery Store Garden
One of the displays that we have had in the Kemper Center for Home Gardening for the past couple of years is the “Kitchen Garden."  A better name could possibly be the “Grocery Store Garden" — all of the plants that we are growing in this indoor display are from the grocery store. We have taken different seeds and bulbs and vegetables from the produce department of the grocery store to propagate and show kids where their food comes from, as well as the potential to grow mo...
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