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NC State Extension

Mischief for Kids

Youth of all ages! Come explore ideas, projects and spaces that will grow your interest and enthusiasm for plants, bugs and soils!

Farmer’s Market Scavenger Hunt

Download this scavenger hunt to take with you to your favorite local Farmer’s Market!

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Garden and Farm Journal

Download this garden and farm journal to record all your observations!

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Get Growing – Quick Ideas for Garden Explorations

So many fun things to do in the garden! Here are a few of our favorite things to do – over and over again because the garden always changes!

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Join the Wolfpack!

Do you have an interest in becoming a Grower? A soil scientist? An Extension Agent? A crop consultant? An entomologist? Find out ways that you can begin to make a dream of being a student at NC State and launching your career!

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Plant Geek Pledge

Sometimes it might not seem “cool” to shout out your everlasting devotion to plants and soils..but it feels good. It makes you relax, laugh and look forward to the next time you can sing to your favorite flower AND give it a good dose of carbon dioxide

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Scavenger Hunts

Scavenger Hunts can be a wonderful way to explore the world! Dig in through garden geocaches or by simply finding leaves that have stripes or polka dots or may just be a favorite shade of red!

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Square Foot Gardening

Some plants like pumpkins need a lot of room to grow and ramble. Other plants don’t mind growing close together. Use paper-towels to help you learn how much room each plant needs to grow!

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