Fall 2012 Posted Thursdays:
Sept. 13, Oct. 11, Nov. 8, Dec. 6, and Jan. 10
Tulip project video December 6, 2012
How do the Earth's different climate conditions affect plant growth? This week think global climate as you study temperature maps. Take a virtual tour of sample gardens from different locations and predict how they will grow.

November 8, 2012
How do plants respond to sun, shade, wind, calm, and other conditions in your schoolyard? Explore local microclimates, and try the Microclimate Challenge. Share the news about your Journey North tulip Test Garden in a press release. Meet some of the gardeners.

Photo: Teri Bickmore

Planting on PEI

October 11, 2012
Your tulip bulbs have arrived and you're ready to start digging...but wait! Use scientific skills to weigh, measure, and draw your tulip bulb and learn more about its structure. Turn your questions into experiments in the garden.

Photo: Alexandra Dekerf

planting at Heritage

September 13, 2012
Fall is the time to dig into activities that explore the BIG question: How can tulips help us measure the arrival of spring as it sweeps across the Northern Hemisphere? Discover how to choose a garden site and start planting your Red Emperor tulip bulbs!

Photo: Melissa Austin

wonder poster

Beginning in September, monthly updates will be posted here.
Get ready to plant your Journey North Tulip Test Garden and track the arrival of spring in your part of the world! How to participate...

Photo: Nelson Rural School, Miramichii, New Brunswick