Moorlands Primary School

ECOgarden News

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  • Published 18/10/18, by Louise Swift
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    onions planted

    Today we planted onion sets ready to over-winter, as well as some cornflowers we had been given to plant in our recycled garden. Now our old wellies, shoes and a teacup are blooming lovely!
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  • Published 18/10/18, by Louise Swift
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    Our Autumn harvest

    Carrots and cabbages!
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  • Published 19/04/18, by Louise Swift
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    Our new Meteors get digging!

    Today in roasting weather Meteors were joined by Mason's grandparents to plant some potatoes.
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  • Published 15/03/18, by Louise Swift
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    Reception's potatoes begin their story

    This week our Reception classes put their seed potatoes onto a sunny window sill to begin 'chitting'.
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  • Published 16/09/17, by Louise Swift
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    Sweet peas!

    We harvested the last of last year's peas on Thursday, but only a few Meteors were left when we remembered we had put them into Mrs H's pocket for safekeeping!! What a feast those few had! Yum yum! One lucky governor and two lucky parents shared our feast... definitely a case of 'Right p...
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  • Published 16/09/17, by Louise Swift
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    Hedge update

    Mrs Freeman took a team of Meteors up to check on our new hedge this week. As you can see, each little hedge plant has fresh green leaves and is growing. We wondered if we should cut down the grass around the trees, but decided to leave it for now as it is to be a 'wild' hedge to attract wil...
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  • Published 16/09/17, by Louise Swift
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    More goodies delivered to the kitchen team

    Last week the new Reception children harvested some spectaular potatoes which were planted by last year's Reception children. We took the crop to show the now Year 1s, who were delighted with their size and quality! The Year 1s gave the potatoes a wash and delivered them to Carol and team in the...
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  • Published 13/07/17, by Louise Swift
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    This week's harvest

    This week's harvest of some cracking carrots and sweet strawberries were tonight delivered to the school kitchen. We wonder what they will be used in?!    
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  • Published 11/07/17, by Louise Swift
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    Busy busy

    Both the 'Little Gardeners' club and Moorlands Meteors are very busy at this time of year, tending to our growing food plants and trying to keep on top of the weeds which always seem to grow more than the plants! Our potatoes and onions are looking great! We learnt about how th...
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  • Published 11/07/17, by Louise Swift
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    Our strawberries in smoothies

    Our handpicked strawberries were used one day last week in smoothies.  
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  • Published 15/06/17, by Louise Swift
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    Leeks and litter

    The great news of today was our litter-pickers found next to no litter in our grounds, and what there was was clearly blown in (chocolate and crisp wrappers). Meteors also tonight planted some courgettes started off by Year 4, and discovered that we have our first mange touts (peas) and our s...
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  • Published 08/06/17, by Louise Swift
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    Weeds, weeds and more weeds!

    Meteors tonight pulled out all these weeds from one of our raised beds. How come the weeds grow better than our plants?!  
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