Morning Gardening

This morning we had another fantastic gardening session with Kate.

We had 3 projects to complete:

  1. Set up our wicking pot (sub irrigator planters).
  2. Place our newly made garden signs into the garden beds. We designed these using Maker’s Empire software and printed them on our 3D printer.
  3. Water and fertilise the garden beds with the worm wee  from our worm farm.

We have made our wicking pots and have them stored outside our classroom – just to keep a close eye on their progress. We’ve planted lettuce or radish seeds.

As you can see by our photos we had another fun and inspiring morning in the garden.


Plant Donations

We’d like to say a  big “thank you” to Matilda R and her family for donating 2 Staghorn ferns for our ELC (Environmental Learning Centre). These ferns have now been mounted onto a tree and a backing board so that they can start to grow in our lovely gardening centre.

We can’t wait to see how much they grow.

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Gardening with Buddies

Last Friday was the perfect weather to be out in our ELC for a spot of gardening. We gardened with our big buddies from Miss Hollitt’s class. We went out for about an hour and planted four different Winter vegetables.

We planted cabbage, cauliflower, beans and peas.

We started by doing some weeding in the garden area, dug the garden beds over and then planted our seeds. After we’d finished planting all of the seeds we watered them in thoroughly.

We’re really looking forward to watching our veggies growing over the Winter months. Stay tuned for photos of our garden growing.

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Gardening in the ELC

Today we planted our broad bean and peas into the raised garden beds in the ELC (Environmental Learning Centre).

Two weeks ago we planted bean and peas seeds into tins that we’d collected and we’ve been watering them and watching them grow.

Today we planted them into the ELC gardens with our big buddies. We needed to dig holes to plant our seedlings, push some pea straw around the seedlings and make sure they were watered in. We’ve planted them around some  trellis’ so that the seedlings can climg up them.

Here’s some photos of our session today.

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New Garden Development

Today a new garden area was finished by the gardeners. It is next to the lower courts, that were resurfaced, and it has rocks, new trees, shrubs and native grasses planted. There are also gravel paths through the whole garden area.
Our class thought it looked great. Here’s a couple of photos we took today.