This course will give you the skills you need to set up a simple productive garden and manage the growing space seasonally throughout the year. By encouraging your pupils to grow their own food, you can improve their knowledge of plant science required by the current curriculum and encourage healthy eating through the discovery of exciting new tastes and flavours
- Know how to sow and grow the top 15 RHS recommended fruits, vegetables and herbs for the school garden in order to provide a supply of fresh, healthy produce throughout the school year.
- Learn about the structure of fruit and vegetable plants and note the part of the plant that you eat. Gain tips on tasting and cooking to encourage healthy eating habits in pupils of all ages.
- Learn how to observe and record the way plants grow from a seed to a crop.