Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Teacher's Manual Primary School Garden / ຄູ່ມືຄູສໍາລັບ ການເຮັດສວນຄົວໂຮງຮຽນຊັ້ນປະຖົມສຶກສາ

Title:  Teacher's Manual Primary School Garden / ຄູ່ມືຄູສໍາລັບ ການເຮັດສວນຄົວໂຮງຮຽນຊັ້ນປະຖົມສຶກສາ
By:  Mary Oakley Strasser, Florian Obermeier, Pasith Seng Amphone
Illustrations by: Kongngern Sengdee
Publisher / Year:  Pha Tad Ke Botanical Garden - Luang Prabang, 2013
Cost:  Free Download
Lao book cover of Teacher's Manual Primary School GardenEnglish book cover of Teacher's Manual Primary School Garden

Wonderful teacher's (and parent's) resource for teaching kids about gardening, plant life and the basics of botany and gardening.  It goes through a variety of topics, including but not limited to, growing and harvesting, dealing with insect pests, composting, and medicinal plants.  Available both in Lao and English.

Full table of contents:
  • Content
  • Foreword
  • How to use this manual
  • Ideas for Growing the Garden
  • Starting the Garden
  • What do we need
  • Making Compost
  • Making Bio-Extract (Fertilizer)
  • Preparing the Soil
  • Making a Fence
  • Sowing the Seeds
  • Companion Planting
  • Interplanting
  • Taking Care of the Garden
  • Daily Garden Care Check-List
  • Harvesting
  • Storing the Seeds
  • Crop Rotation
  • Diseases
  • Insects in the Garden
  • Common Pests
  • Beneficial Insects
  • Natural Pesticides
  • What is in your Garden
  • Medicinal Plants
  • Vegetables, Herbs and Fruits
  • Nutrition - Healthy Diet for School Children
  • Lesson Plans & Games
  • Appendix: Plant Information

Website:  http://pha-tad-ke.com/
Download links:  Lao / English

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