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Think of two important keys in growing a garden. What have been your experiences in raising food in your country?
“let the grass grow around your feet” = wait, waste time, or delay in doing something
“Don’t let the grass grow around your feet. Stop sitting at home and get out and apply for a job.”
“turn a new leaf” = change one’s behavior
“I don’t think he’ll turn over a new leaf just because he is getting married.”
Instructions: Watch this video and answer the questions. Then, read the script at the bottom of the page.
What are the benefits or challenges of trying to raise your own fruits, vegetables, and even herbs?
Imagine that you are moving to Northern Mexico for a couple of years, and you are into gardening. Because you are concerned about maintaining a healthy diet, you want to look into what edible plants you can grow in the area. Use the Internet to identify two vegetables and two fruits/berries that can be raised in that area. Then, answer the following questions: