Gardening skills and knowledge

A school growing area is an excellent resource, providing real life situations which can be harnessed to engage children in learning. This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to start gardening with children and can delivered as two twilights or half a day.

The course includes:
· Jargon busting

· Gardening tools

· Health and safety

· Soil preparation

· What to plant where and when

· Seed sowing techniques

· Plant care and protection


"I will use the skills I have learnt tonight in my gardening clubs!"- Amy Turnbull, Oakley Cross Primary School.

"Very well taught! Thank You!"- Attendee, Oakley Cross Primary School.

Outdoor and Sustainability Education Service
The EWE Centre,
Esh Winning Primary School
The Wynds, Esh Winning,
Durham, DH7 9BE