This week’s school gardening club motto was ‘how cool is that!’ When the children arrived for the club I don’t think they really believed us when we said we were going to plant flowers in wellington boots – but that’s just what we did.
The aim of the school garden is to be as eco-friendly as we can while still creating a beautiful space. Inspired by the wellies, teapots and bottles I’d pinned onto our Kids Gardens Pinterest board we set about gathering some quirky eco planters to create our own wall of colour. The plan was to re-use and upcycle what we already had, were about to throw out or could find in charity shops. And it’s amazing just what you can find to transform into a plant pot! [Read more…]
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Welcome to our first school gardening club post. Along with another parent I’m running a lunchtime gardening club for the Year 4s (8- and 9-year-olds) at my daughter’s school. And what a lovely first group of young gardeners we have – they all turned up, put on their gloves and got stuck straight in.
Our school gardening club mission
The aims of the club are: [Read more…]