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Math in the garden? As Bruce Spangenburg, University of Illinois Horticulture Extension educator discusses, "Planning for planting, fertilizing, mulching, and pest control all involve some math, yet it is often overlooked." Read more in his article:
Math may frequently come into play in a gardener's daily chores. The first resource listed below is a gardener's cheat sheet of equivalents useful for converting one unit of measure to another. The second one is helpful for teaching some of the most common garden math problems.
When you have the luxury of a computer nearby, the following garden calculators can help you arrive at your answer quickly.