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tulip garden emerges
"The blooming tulip was only 8cm tall, while the tallest in our garden is 15 cm. tall,"
reported Eisenhower Elementary students in Independence, Missouri on March 16th.
In this international science experiment, students in schoolyards across the northern hemisphere plant tulip bulbs in their Journey North Test Gardens each fall. When the plants emerge and bloom, children announce springtime in their part of the world.
Spring 2017
Watch this season's story unfold.
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February 8 - May 10

 

Tracking Spring's Journey North

Fall Planting

Meet the students who've planted gardens across the Northern Hemisphere.

Spring Tracking

Get ready to track the greening of spring 2017.

     
planting emergence emergence

Get Ready to Track
January 11, 2017

Explore questions about temperature in the garden - above and below ground.

Tulips Emerging!
February 8, 2017

Why did these gardens emerge first? Maps can reveal clues to help answer your questions.

A Pattern in Progress?
February 15, 2017

Do you see a pattern for emerging Test Gardens? Watch carefully and predict which gardens will be next.

     
emerging emerged! wondering

Underground and Waiting
February 22, 2017

While most tulip Test Gardens still lay in waiting under the ground, there are 44 emerged tulip gardens to celebrate.

The Watch is On!
March 1, 2017

Gardeners across the continent are keeping a close eye on their Test Gardens.

Wondering
March 8, 2017

The spring equinox is just around the corner. How will longer days of sunlight affect plant growth?

     
wondering In the garden  

Cold Snap
March 15, 2017

Warm weather can turn cold in a snap in March! Can tulip plants handle early spring's up and down weather?

Thinking Like Scientists
March 22, 2017

Questions are springing up from careful observations in Test Gardens across North America. What creative ideas do you have for solving them?

 

 

 

 

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