Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program

WBOE Radio Lesson: Repotting and Care of Ivy Cuttings

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Program Length: 11:30 min.

Description:  In this February broadcast, the first of the new semester, instructor Mr. Carlton Jenkins continues a hands-on lesson that began last semester by starting new plants from ivy cuttings. In this lesson, students learn how to repot their new ivy plants which have taken root. Next, Mr. Joseph Brosch announces four gardens available to 4th grade students: Green Thumb vegetable garden, window box or door yard, fence or trellis and indoor potted plant garden. Students in the 4th grade are entitled to membership in the Green Thumb Club if they plant and maintain a school or home garden over the summer. Membership benefits include, a fun day at Euclid Beach Amusement Park, tickets to a Cleveland Indians game and the Cuyahoga County Fair, the Garden Center of Greater Cleveland Garden Fair (cash prizes with ribbons), and the annual October awards program (certificates, pins, medals, Agicola award).

This recording is from the "Green Thumb Club" series of radio horticulture lessons, broadcasted by W.B.O.E., 90.3FM for students in the Cleveland Public Schools Horticulture Program in the 1960's through the 1970's. The recordings were donated to Cleveland State University Library by Dr. Peter J. Wotowiec.

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