It has been soooo cold recently but yes the School gardens still grow. Students have been busy at Fenwick School, digging, planting and weeding the emerging garlic this week.
Hanging the bird feeder
Digging in the autumn leaves
Pembroke School students have been helping make ‘thank you tin’ that we will use for the upcoming School Garden’s Fundraiser.
Waitaki Valley School are planting some more garlic to harvest when school returns after the summer holidays. They got to use some of their Tui mix so generously given by Tui to our North Otago Schools. Thanks Tui. Students used the mix when planting their black currant plant gifted by the Waitaki Community Gardens.
Planting the garlic
Preparing the soil for some brassica seedlings raised in the glasshouse at the community Garden’s
Planting some broccoli seeds and I’ll take it to the glasshouse at the Community Gardens for some warm time
St Joseph’s School have been busy planting seedlings we raised in the Waitaki Community Garden’s glasshouse. They also planted pea seeds and will to continuous planting of them over the next few weeks to see which ones do best.
Suzi, St Joseph’s School Garden Co-ordinator shows the student’s how to prepare the soil for sewing the pea seeds
Planting the peas
Planting the seedlings