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Gardening Club

Summer 2024

Planting, weeding and maintenance of the planters

Harvesting radishes and planting lavender

Weeding and watering

Spring 2024

Planting seeds

Planting seed potatoes

Gardening club walked to the cemetery and met David and Katie from the council. We explored the habitats in the cemetery and made bird feeders for the wildlife that lives there. As part of the 'Million Trees for Norfolk' project we planted two cherry trees to increase ecological diversity.

Getting the soil ready for planting

Planting comfrey roots

Planting seeds: rocket, coriander, cress and chervil

Planting Jerusalem artichokes

Autumn 2023

Propagating plants by taking cuttings

Planting bulbs

Setting up a fish tank

Pruning the buddleia and mint in the red playground planters

Summer 2023

Harvesting potatoes and weeding the raised beds

Planting up cucumbers - we learnt about the cotyledons (the seed leaves) that emerge first from the soil

Gardening Club worked with Eco Council to create a Norfolk Show wheelbarrow garden

Planting cucumber seeds and weeding the allotment raised beds

Planting honeysuckle to climb up the fence

Planting potatoes