Recipe of a Forest

Time of Year: All Year

Humber Nurseries Incorporated is a large greenhouse complex that is located five minutes from the Field Studies Centre. Meet the famous Venus Flytrap and the mosquito repelling plant Citronella. Using sight, smell and touch, explore the wide diversity of tropical, herbal and aquatic plants and their uses. In the afternoon, discover what ingredients make a forest. Do you just need trees or do you need to add a sprinkle of soil or a dash of mushrooms? Compare two distinct forests and learn the uniqueness of each ingredient and how all of the ingredients depend on each other.


Science and Technology - Understanding Life Systems:Growth and Changes in Plants

Post Visit Resource - Leaf Learning
Post Visit Resource - Plants Help Keep a House Cool