Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1920 Guide Handbook - Gardener Badge


Know how to grow seeds or bulbs, how to use gardening tools properly, and be able to name trees and shrubs.

1921 POR - Gardener Badge


A Brownie must know the names and uses of six gardening tools.
Must have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).
Must grow mustard and cress successfully.
Be able to pick and artistically arrange wild flowers in a vase.
Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.
Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.
1924 POR - Gardener Badge

A Brownie must know the names and uses of six gardening tools.
Must have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).
Must grow mustard and cress successfully.
Be able to pick and artistically arrange wild flowers in a vase.
Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.
Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1930 POR - Gardener Badge


A Brownie must know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

Must have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

Must grow mustard and cress successfully.

Be able to pick and artistically arrange wild flowers in a vase.

Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.

Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1931 POR - Gardener Badge


A Brownie must know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

Must have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

Must grow mustard and cress successfully.

Be able to pick and artistically arrange wild flowers in a vase.

Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.

Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1932 POR - Gardener Badge


Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

Have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs)

Grow mustard and cress successfully.

Be able to pick and artistically arrange wild flowers in a vase.

Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.

Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1935 POR - Gardener Badge


Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

Must have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

Must grow mustard and cress successfully.

Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Be able to arrange flowers in a vase.

Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.

Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1938 POR - Gardener Badge


Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

Must have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

Must grow mustard and cress successfully.

Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Be able to arrange flowers in a vase.

Know how to prick out, and transplant seedlings.

Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1939 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

3) Grow mustard and cress successfully.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out, and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1943 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs)

3) Grow mustard and cress successfully.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.



1947 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

3) Grow mustard and cress successfully.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1950 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Have grown successfully a pot of flowers (from seeds or bulbs).

3) Grow mustard and cress successfully.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and eight flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1953 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Cultivate and keep her garden, or piece of ground, tidy for at least four months.

3) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of flowers from seed.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and six flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1957 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Cultivate and keep tidy a garden or piece of ground for at least four months.

3) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of flowers from seed.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and six flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1960 POR - Gardener Badge


1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Cultivate and keep tidy a garden or piece of ground for at least four months.

3) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of flowers from seed.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and six flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1961 (July) POR - Gardener Badge

1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Cultivate and keep tidy a garden or piece of ground for at least four months.

3) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of flowers from seed.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and six flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.


1964 (March) POR - Gardener Badge

1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Cultivate and keep tidy a garden or piece of ground for at least four months.

3) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of flowers from seed.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and six flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1965 (July) POR - Gardener Badge

1) Know the names and uses of six gardening tools.

2) Cultivate and keep tidy a garden or piece of ground for at least four months.

3) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of flowers from seed.

4) Know how to pick flowers and how to care for them.  Arrange flowers in a vase.

5) Prick out and transplant seedlings.

6) Name six trees or shrubs and six flowers or vegetables from growing specimens.

1973 Brownie Handbook - Gardener Badge


1) Cultivate and keep tidy a garden or piece of ground for at least four months and keep the tools used in good condition.

(A Brownie in an Extension Pack may cultivate a window box instead).

2) Grow two kinds of vegetable and two kinds of flower from seed.

3) Transplant seedlings.

4) Gather some flowers for someone else and arrange them.

5) Explain to the tester who cut flowers should be looked after.

1980 Brownie Handbook - Gardener Badge


1) Cultivate and keep tidy for at least four months a garden plot, window box, or boxes, pots, etc. on a greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools used in good condition.

2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train where necessary. 

3) Transplant seedlings both into your garden plot (as in clause 1) and into a standard seed tray.

4) Gather some flowers for someone else (dried flowers permissible), and make an arrangement.

5) Explain to the tester how cut flowers and leaves should be looked after; at what stage flowers are picked and how to extend vase life if possible.

1983 Brownie Handbook - Gardener Badge

1) Cultivate and keep tidy for at least four months a garden plot, window box, or boxes, pots, etc. on a greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools used in good condition.
2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train where necessary.  
3) Transplant seedlings.
4) Gather some flowers for someone else (dried flowers permissible), and make an arrangement.
5) Be able to recognize five garden weeds.
6) Know how and when some things used in gardening can be dangerous.

1987 Brownie Badge Book - Gardener Badge


1) Cultivate and keep tidy for at least four months a garden plot, window box, or boxes, pots, etc. on a greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools used in good condition.

2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train where necessary.

3) Transplant seedlings.

4) Gather some flowers for someone else (dried flowers permissible), and make an arrangement.

5) Be able to recognise five garden weeds.

6) Know how and when some things used in gardening can be dangerous.

1989 Brownie Badge Book - Gardener Badge

1) Cultivate and keep tidy for at least four months a garden plot, window box, or boxes, pots, etc on a greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools used in good condition.
2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train where necessary.
3) Transplant seedlings.
4) Gather some garden flowers for someone else (dried flowers permissible), and make an arrangement.
5) Be able to recognize five garden weeds.
6) a) Know the dangers of tools left lying around; garden chemicals, electrical equipment, scissors, knives, pruning saws, hooks etc, when working under wet and rainy conditions.
b) Know how to deal with minor injuries such as cuts, splinters and scratches.

1991 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Gardener Badge


1) For at least four months cultivate and keep tidy a garden plot, window box, or boxes, pots etc on greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools you use in good condition.

2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train them where necessary.

3) Transplant seedlings.

4) Gather some garden flowers and make an arrangement for someone else.  You can use dried flowers if you wish.

5) Be able to recognise five garden weeds.

6) a) Know the dangers of tools left lying around when working under wet and rainy conditions.  These include garden chemicals, electrical equipment, scissors, knives, pruning saws, hooks and so on.

b) know how to deal with minor injuries such as cuts, splinters and scratches.

1994 Brownie Badge Book - Gardener Badge


1) For at least four months cultivate and keep tidy a garden plot, window box, or boxes, pots etc on greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools you use in good condition.

2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train them where necessary.

3) Transplant seedlings.

4) Gather some garden flowers and make an arrangement for someone else.  You can use dried flowers if you wish.

5) Be able to recognise five garden weeds.

6) a) Know the dangers of tools left lying around when working under wet and rainy conditions.  These include garden chemicals, electrical equipment, scissors, knives, pruning saws, hooks and so on.

b) Know how to deal with minor injuries such as cuts, splinters and scratches.

1995 Brownie Guide Badge Book - Gardener Badge

1) For at least four months cultivate and keep tidy a garden plot, window box or boxes, pots, etc. on greenhouse staging.  Keep the tools you use in good condition.
2) Grow two kinds of vegetables and two kinds of annual flowers from seed.  Tend and train them were necessary.
3) Transplant seedlings.
4) Gather some garden flowers and make an arrangement for someone else.  you can use dried flowers if you wish.
5) Be able to recognize five garden weeds.
6) a) Know the dangers of tools left lying around when working under wet and rainy conditions.  The tools should include garden chemicals, electrical equipment, scissors, knives, pruning saws and hooks.
b) Know how to deal with minor injuries, such as cuts, splinters and scratches.
2009 Brownie Badge Book - Gardener Badge

1) Explain how and why you keep your garden tidy and free from weeds.
2) Grow four kinds of fruits, vegetables, herbs or annual flowers from seed or bulb.  Transplant the seedlings then lend and train them as necessary.  Discuss with the tester how you will use what you have grown.
3) Do all of the following.
* Show which tools you use to care for your garden and how you keep them in good condition.
* Know the dangers of tools left lying around.
* Know the dangers of garden products such as weedkillers.
4) Know how the following affect your garden.
* light and shade.
* Temperature and weather conditions.
* Soil types.
2013 Brownie Badge Book - Gardener Badge

1) Explain how and why you keep your garden tidy and free from weeds.
2) Grow four kinds of fruits, vegetables, herbs or annual flowers from seed or bulb.  Transplant the seedlings then tend and train them as necessary.  Discuss with the tester how you will use what you have grown.
3) Do all of the following.
* Show which tools you use to care for your garden and how you keep them in good condition.
* Know the dangers of tools left lying around.
* Know the dangers of garden products, such as weedkillers.
4) Know how the following affect your garden.
* Light and shade.
* Temperature and weather conditions.
* Soil types.
2016 Brownie Badge Book - Gardener Badge

1) Explain how and why you keep your garden tidy and free from weeds.
2) Grow four kinds of fruits, vegetables, herbs or annual flowers from seed or bulb.  Transplant the seedlings then tend and train them as necessary.  Discuss with the tester how you will use what you have grown.
3) Do all of the following.
* Show which tools you use to care for your garden and how you keep them in good condition.
* Know the dangers of tools left lying around.
* Know the dangers of garden products, such as weedkillers.
4) Know how the following affect your garden.
* Light and shade.
* Temperature and weather conditions.
* Soil types.

2019 (July) Badge Finder - Gardener Badge


1. Explain how and why you keep your garden tidy and free from weeds.

2. Grow four kinds of fruits, vegetables, herbs or annual flowers from seeds or bulbs. Transplant the seedlings then tend and train them as necessary. Discuss with the tester how you will use what you have grown.

3. Do all of the following.

  • Show which tools you use to care for your garden and how you keep them in good condition. 
  • Know the dangers of tools left lying around.
  • Know the dangers of garden  products such as weedkillers.

4. Know how the following affect your garden.

  • Light and shade.
  • Temperature and weather conditions.
  • Soil types.

  • Your garden may be an area in a larger garden or allotment, a window box, or a container garden in a courtyard or lobby.
  • Be aware of the time of year and how this will affect the plants you can grow.

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