Now that it's autumn, weeds are everywhere, but that doesn't have to be a bad thing. Sure, you want them out of your garden, but many weeds have medicinal or otherwise helpful properties. Milkweed, for example, is what monarch butterflies dine on, attracting them to your yard. You can empty out their pods and dry the seeds to plant even more next year, too. How much do you know about Thistle? Burdock? This fun autumn weeds study challenges you to look at many weeds in a whole new way.
Did you know that Queen Anne's Lace is a weed? Have you ever heard of Teasel? This study gives you the backbone you need to look up information, fill out the attached sheets and really dive deep into what weeds are all about. There are links to more information and other studies as well. It's the perfect way to learn about weeds with the kids or even by yourself while you prep your garden for next year.
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