GETTING STARTED - A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO GROWING IN SCHOOL
9th May 2013
Ellicar House, Doncaster
Planning and setting up a school garden is suitable for schools that are currently at the Campaign for School Gardening’s Level’s one and two.
Those attending this day may be completely new to gardening or have some experience of gardening in their own home, but are new to school gardening.
The day will include some of the following topics: finding funding to start your garden, gardening on a limited budget, designing your school garden, health and safety in the school garden and gardening for the school year. Some basic horticultural skills will also be covered, for example, what tools to purchase and how to use them correctly, planting and establishing plants, seed sowing and soil testing and preparing soil for sowing and planting.