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Gardening Gang

                                                                                                            

 

Our latest news - February 2019

The daffodils we planted in the Autumn have now bloomed and added splashes of colour around the school. The children have been busy planting trays of vegetable and flower seeds, along with  cuttings

from an ice plant which they will take home for their own gardens

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Huge thanks to Mr Tony Farr, one of our helpers, who has knocked down a partition wall in the Garden Club room to give us a lot more space.

 

Our latest news - December 2018

The pots of spring bulbs which the children planted in the autumn have now been placed around the school.

The Gardening Gang have decorated a tree to represent a Christmas Carol for the Tree Festival at St Mary's Church in Lydney. They used reindeer, holly, pictures of choristers and ivy. Can you guess the carol?      

 

 

                                      

 

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Our latest news - November 2018

This month the children have been busy harvesting our produce ready for the Big Soup Share. Members of the Woolaston WI, along with parents and children from the Gardening Gang were invited to try some leek and potato, pumpkin and tomato soup, along with carrot cake made by Annette Farr, one of our Governors.

                                                                                                                                                                       

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How it all began

For many years gardening took place in 6 raised beds on the school field, next to Gemini class. We would also plant up unusual containers with spring bulbs and place them at the side of the ramp leading up to Discovery class. 

 

In 2016 when the outdoor,  raised swimming pool was taken away a  jungle of brambles  and nettles soon took over.  A group of parents helped the gardening volunteers to clear the area and this was to become our new school garden. 

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