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Y2 and Y3 gardening club – Planting out the bulbs

 

This week, Year 2 and 3 gardeners met up at lunchtime to plant out the bulbs we had been carefully tending in doors.  Just look how they’ve grown!! Muddy hands? Great! That’s what gardening is all about!   ,

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Published Date: 7th March 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 2, Year 3


 

Seed Harvesting – ready for the next crop!

 

This week, Year 3 gardening club were taking the lead and helping to train a whole new band of budding gardeners from Year 2.

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Published Date: 16th February 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 2, Year 3


 

Using our own compost and planting more bulbs

 

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Published Date: 24th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

Y3 and Y4 painting pots and researching Bug Hotels

 

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Published Date: 19th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, Year 3, Year 4


 

painting pots

 

Last Friday Y5 and Y6  gardeners were very busy painting pots for our bulbs we planted and researching Bug Hotels and thinking about how we will design our own one for the field.

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Published Date: 11th January 2017
Category: gardening blog, KS2 blog, Year 5, Year 6


 

Year 5 & 6 planting challots and garlic

 

 

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Published Date: 13th December 2016
Category: gardening blog, KS2 blog


 

Gardening latest!

 

Last week in gardening club, we had lots of work to do clearing beds, filling up the composting bins with weeds and “putting the garden to bed ” for winter.

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Published Date: 9th December 2016
Category: gardening blog, KS2 blog, Year 3, Year 4
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Autumn

 

Today we wrote a class autumn poem, we looked at and explored autumn leaves, the changes that happen during Autumn, confers, pine cones and many more. We used different adjectives to describe the Autumn times.

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Published Date: 16th November 2016
Category: gardening blog, KS1 blog, Year 2


 

Gardening Club is Growing!

 

This half term, Mrs Edwards and a team of Key Stage 2 gardeners have been getting to grips with Autumn in the garden and preparing for Winter.

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Published Date: 15th November 2016
Category: gardening blog, Year 3, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6


 

All things potato

 

 Some time ago, the children in Year 3 planted some seed potatoes in a tyre on the field. Today the time finally came to dig them up! We donned our gardening gloves, rolled up our sleeves and set to work. After digging up almost 50 lovely potatoes, we decided to have a go at putting […]

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Published Date: 20th July 2016
Category: gardening blog, Science Blog, Year 3


 

Year 2 Growing Beds

 

We have had a great time this week planting our seeds in our class growing beds. We can’t wait to see them growing! Our potato plant is also growing well!

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Published Date: 26th May 2016
Category: gardening blog, Year 2


 

Planting Out Potatoes

 

Well, it’s that time of year again! After “chitting” for several weeks on our classroom windowsill, our seed potatoes were ready to plant out. Mrs Ward hand-picked some garden assistants to help her prepare the ground and plant out our precious crop.  We will be caring for them for the next few weeks and months […]

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Published Date: 15th May 2015
Category: gardening blog, KS2 blog, Year 4


 

Welcome to the Bug Hotel!

 

Gardening Club have had a fantastic time building their very own Bug Hotel to support insect population. Insects and creepy crawly creatures can look forward to a little snooze in a flower pot or be as snug as a bug in a rug amongst the fir cones and logs. They constructed it out of recycled […]

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Published Date: 29th April 2015
Category: gardening blog, Year 2


 

Gardening Club sprang into action!

 

This last few weeks gardening have been busy little bees!   The hyacinths we planted in the Autumn have finished flowering and now we were able to take them out into the garden to plant ready for next year’s flowering.     Before we planted them, we had to clear the growing bed nearest to […]

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Published Date: 25th March 2015
Category: gardening blog, Year 2


 

The Big Clear Up!

 

This half term, we have been getting ready for Winter time. We have been clearing the growing beds, tidying up the field and cleaning our equipment. We also put the wormery to bed for Winter. Thanks to the Year 6 Lunchtime Gardeners!    

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Published Date: 19th December 2014
Category: gardening blog, Year 6


 

The Last Harvest of 2014

 

Before we start clearing up everything for Winter, we enjoyed harvesting the last of this year’s produce. We found some mighty courgettes, fabulous carrots and delicious potatoes. Our school cook was very impressed and was able to prepare dishes from the fruits of our labours, including a yummy potato salad. We hope the school enjoyed […]

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Published Date: 19th December 2014
Category: gardening blog, Year 6


 

Autumn Gardening

 

During this term we have enjoyed the last of the vegetables from the growing beds. We harvested the sweetcorn and runner beans and enjoyed the last of the strawberries.

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Published Date: 10th November 2014
Category: gardening blog