Cherries and Cherry Pits by Vera B. Williams-Diversity of characters
-Brightly-colored, detailed design, marker and water color illustrations.
-Familiar environment/context/experiences- riding the city train, living in an apartment, telling stories and drawing pictures to go with them
-Appealing text and familiar language that sounds as if someone is telling you a story
-Opportunities for inquiry: Bidemmi recycles cherry pits, what else can be recycled in your home/classroom?, experimenting with saving and growing seeds from fruits that we eat, watching how seeds grow. Bidemmi works hard to take care of her cherry tree, what would you need to do to take care of trees/plants outside/inside? Why is it important to take care of them?, Bidemmi wanted to make her yard more beautiful, and by growing the cherry tree, she was able to share with lots of people-Thinking about community gardens and how they work and help people.
Starting Cherry tree from seed. Simple, Easy, Fast way ever!
Starting a Cherry Tree from a Pit
Commercial cherries are grown from grafts so the growers know exactly what they're getting. This is because planting cherries from seeds may produce bitter fruit. Planting cherry pits is a project for home growers who want to take on a challenge and who are looking for an ornamental plant. To plant cherry seeds, plant the dried pit of a cherry in well-draining, neutral soil outdoors during the early fall, choosing a spot with plenty of sun and pressing the pit 1 inch 2. You may also wish to start the cherry seed indoors, and plant them outdoors in the spring. Keep in mind that cherry trees often grow to 25 ft 7. To plant cherry seeds, remove the flesh and wipe the seeds off with a paper towel.
Growing a tree from a cherry pit can be a great gardening project -- if you have a lot of patience.
theodore roosevelt and the environment
Wholesome Happens Here
Yes indeed. First off, can you grow a cherry tree in your region? Cherry varieties are hardy through USDA plant hardiness zones , depending upon the type. Now comes the hard part. Eat some cherries. Use cherries from either a tree growing in the area or purchased from a farmers market.
Whether you dream of your own cherry tree orchard in the backyard or are looking for a fun and educational project to do with a child, saving and planting cherry pits after you enjoy the fruit can be a rewarding process. You won't have much luck just planting the seeds right away -- they need to go through a vital chilling period, called stratification, before they are ready to germinate. Give the seeds what they need to break out of dormancy, and you are on your way to growing your own tree. When growing a cherry tree from a pit, there's no way to tell what sort of tree you'll get; it's bound to be some sort of hybrid. Sweet cherry varieties are hardy throughout U.