Gardener Badge


Cubs develop and demonstrate practical gardening knowledge and skills to help beautify their community and/or to grow and produce food.1


  1. Show the proper use of a spade, fork, and rake and how to care for them.
  2. Prepare, plant and look after for three months, one of the following:
    • (a) A garden at least 1.5 square meters in size
    • (b) A window box at least 60 cm x 25 cm. in size
    • (c) Two or more perennial
    • (d) A plant terrarium
  3. Identify and name from life any three of the following:
    • (a) Six garden flowers
    • (b) Six garden vegetables
    • (c) Four common weeds
    • (d) Three common friends of the garden
    • (e) Three common pests of the garden
  4. Choose and do any two of the following:
    • (a) Grow a bulb
    • (b) Grow a tree seed,
    • (c) Start a vegetable from seed on blotter or paper towelling
    • (d) Grow a plant from seedlings
    • (e) Grow a plant from the tops of turnips, carrots, radishes, parsnips or beets

Cross-badge links:

  1. Black Star A9
  2. Black Star A3
  3. Observer Badge parts 4, 5
  4. Black Star A3 and Black Star A5

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