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Summer Course for Teachers-The Year Round Organic School Garden-Monday July 3rd to Friday July 7th - 9:30am - 2pm


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This course demonstrates how to plan and create an organic school garden. It shows how to develop various habitats and increase biodiversity in the school grounds. We will look at an established school garden, and also audit, plan and design a garden for a new location. We will look at the cross curricular potential that a school garden offers and how it integrates with the SESE, SPHE, Art, Languages, History and Maths.

This is a fun, practical, hands-on course that includes:

Garden plan and design for biodiversity

Seed sowing and plant care

Soil care and natural fertilisers

Crop rotations

Natural pest and diseases control

Planting out

Plant identification

Biodiversity in the school grounds

Forest School activities

This course will benefit any school wishing to attain their biodiversity green flag.

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