Is there a merit badge for gardening?

Is there a merit badge for gardening?

Requirements for the Gardening merit badge: Discuss the prevention of and treatment for health concerns that could occur while gardening, including cuts, scratches, puncture wounds, insect bites, anaphylactic shock, heat reactions, and reactions from exposure to pesticides and fertilizers.

Is there a geography merit badge?

The newest edition of the merit badge handbook lists 12 skill awards and 120 merit badges. Significantly, there is no geography merit badge per se. Many other merit badges, however, have direct links with geographic topics.

What are the requirements for gardening?

Plant in good soil:

  • Compost, homemade or purchased.
  • Earthworm castings.
  • Manure (should be aged before using in the garden to avoid pathogen spread & risk of burning plants)
  • Fall leaves (use as mulch or till in)
  • Straw & wood chips (best used as mulch on the soil surface)

What is the nature merit badge?

The Nature merit badge covers a little bit about a lot of nature subjects including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and plants. Discover why different kinds of animals and plants are important to each other and to us.

What is the hardest merit badge?

Joseph Mercado’s Top 10 Toughest Merit Badges

  • Bugling.
  • Skating.
  • Cycling*
  • Water Sports.
  • Backpacking.
  • Swimming*
  • Small-Boat Sailing. A windy lake (remember, this is Chicago) can test a sailor’s perseverance.
  • Traffic Safety. “There was a lot of information, including rules and regulations,” Joseph says.

Has anyone earned all merit badges?

DALLAS — Jeffrey Nebeker, 18, of Frisco, Texas, has earned all the merit badges offered by the Boy Scouts of America, completing the requirements just weeks before his 18th birthday. Bugling was the final badge for Nebeker to earn, and it took seven years to finally complete.