Category Archives: Garden Team

Visit Our Veg Garden

  It has been an exceptional growing year to say the least. A wet, cold and very long Winter followed by a late Spring and a sunshine filled Summer. Some of our produce has grown better than ever. Our soft … Continue reading

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Sunshine, Showers and Super Crops

Our recent spell of wonderfully hot, dry weather followed by spectacular thunderstorms has given our vegetable garden a real boost. Just before the end of the summer term, our strawberry, redcurrant, blueberry and raspberry bushes were providing delicious and healthy … Continue reading

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Fagley Primary Presented with RHS Silver Gilt Award

Our school has been presented with a prestigious RHS Silver Gilt Award in recognition of our contribution to supplying plants for the Miracle-Gro 1940s garden at the Chelsea Flower Show this year. Fagley Primary School was one of 60 schools … Continue reading

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Weeding, Watering, Thinning and Sowing

The tidy up continued in the vegetable garden today. The site manager has mown the grass so there was lots of raking to do. With the pathways looking tidy, attention turned to the borders of the veg garden. Weeds were … Continue reading

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Half Term Tidy-up

Well the weather has eventually turned a corner. A period of rain followed by glorious sunshine means weeds galore. I popped in to school today to see how everything was getting and carry out some much needed watering. The broad … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

Chelsea Flower Show 2013.

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Try Our Purple Sprouting Broccoli

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Our Clucky Planter is going to Chelsea!

Scotts Miracle-Gro create an exhibition garden each year at the Chelsea Flower Show with the help of schools from across the country. This year, to commemorate 100 years of the Chelsea Flower Show, Miracle-Gro asked schools to grow crops associated … Continue reading

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Chelsea Flower Show 2013

In May this year, the Chelsea Flower Show will be celebrating its Centenary. To commemorate this event, the Royal Horticultural Society have selected the top ten plants launched at the Chelsea Flower Show since it began in 1913. I have … Continue reading

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Year 4 Gardeners

The Year 4 and 6 Garden Teams joined me outside today to continue planting our Woodland Trust hedging shrubs. Chelsea and Abdullah worked together to plant some blackthorn (prunus spinosa) and elder (sambucus nigra) shrubs. These shrubs both produce wonderful … Continue reading

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