So far this year we have done lots of tidying up around the school grounds including weeding and leaf collecting. We have also planted a number of spring bulbs in the beds and pots.
After half term we shall be planting onions, garlic and broad beans so they can overwinter for harvesting next year.
Spring Term 2017
During the spring term the children put their chitted potatoes in black sacks at the front of the garden and kept them earthed up to protect them from frost. All the children planted strawberry seeds to take home.
The children have also been watering our new sensory garden (which has replaced an old sandpit). The garden has been planted with a mixture of herbs and other plants which are both aromatic and tactile.
We are hoping for a bumper crop again this year so keep watching our garden.
Summer Term 2017
In the summer term we have planted many crops and due to the fantastic weather they are growing well, though have obviously needed lots of watering! We have sowed mixed varieties of lettuce, runner beans, tomatoes, radishes, beetroots and carrots.
So far this year We have harvested broad beans, huge red onions, garlic, lettuce, beetroot, radish and potatoes and had an another amazing crop.