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Elmwood Juniors – Garden Blog

  • Reusable Water
    Mr Ozgu is explaining to the children the benefits of using rain water to water our plants. Harvested rainwater is much better for plants, lawns, flowers, fruit and vegetables than tap water. Rainwater is packed with wholesome nutrients, unlike tap water which is often treated with chemicals and chlorine. Plants and vegetables also flourish more…
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  • The Importance of Spacing
    Mr Ozgu discusses the importance of the correct spacing when planting vegetables. The children used a ruler to ensure they kept the right gap between each onion and garlic clove. The onions needed 13cm and the garlic needed 10cm.
  • Gardening at Elmwood is back!
    After a successful summer crop the children at Elmwood have been working hard to prepare the beds for our winter vegetables. This year, we will be planting onions, garlic and broccoli.