We have been very busy clearing and digging on both campuses in Gardening Club over the past couple of weeks. Here is a selection of some of the best bits in a photopeach. Look out for the gardeners using the first of our homemade compost, as well as a special appearance by Mrs Turner, who kindly came along to help us out.
This week on Bellinge campus it was very cold so we decided to have another run about in the woods. We collected some sticks and leaves to make little homes for different insects and we climbed lots of trees.
It had been snowing again in Northampton this morning, but the gardeners on Ecton Brook were not deterred. We headed out in our wellies and warm coats to make some little homes for the local wildlife. I am so proud … Continue reading →
Yes we do! There wasn’t much snow, but we had to try. We spent the first half of this week’s Gardening Club running around in the tiny layer of flakes that had fallen on Bellinge campus. Then we went inside … Continue reading →
Over on the Ecton Brook campus this week we were lucky to be joined by Mrs Hislop. She came to help us re-pot all the little Christmas trees which were in each class in December. We are hoping they will … Continue reading →
This week, on the Bellinge Campus, we were lucky to be joined by Mrs Hardy and Miss Cooper. Miss Cooper took half of the gardeners off to do the RSPB’s Big School Birdwatch. They braved the cold and spotted several … Continue reading →
There were lots of jobs to do in our first gardening session of the year on Bellinge Campus this week. S and J set about clearing the ponds (which were completely flooded), whilst P, J and L added compost to … Continue reading →
It was the first Gardening Club of the year yesterday and I was very excited to meet my new bunch of gardeners over on Ecton Brook Campus. I had planned some indoor activities, but everyone was so eager to get … Continue reading →
Sorry this post has been a long time coming, but better late than never! Our last Gardening Club session of the year had to involve a little bit of a party. We all made lanterns out of glass jars, sequins, … Continue reading →
We put our little washing up bowl ponds in place this week. We put some gravel in the bottom, then topped them up with water. Our plan is to add some plants to them in the spring, when the weather … Continue reading →