RHS School Gardening Awards Level 4

Achievement checklist

To achieve this level, you should be able to answer yes to the following statements:

  • We can use tools like a professional gardener to dig, rake and sow
  • We know how to protect our plants against the weather, pests and diseases
  • We can plan seasonally to harvest produce throughout the year
  • We know how to use the produce from our garden
  • We raise funds to buy seeds, plants and equipment for our garden

If you’ve said yes to these statements, you’re ready to submit!

Submit evidence

If you have trouble uploading your evidence, download our handy troubleshooting guide.

Need a helping hand?

You may find the following resources useful to help you achieve this award level:

Ready for the next level? Congratulations! Click here to go to Level 5!
Not quite ready for this level? Click here to try Level 3.

Reward for this level

Groups/schools will receive a Super Seed Bundle of Mr Fothergill's seeds worth over £100, giving you something to sow or harvest all year round.

Home educators and childminders will receive the certificate and a selection of seeds to grow at home.

How to achieve this level

Write around 200 words about a cookery session using your own produce, a cross-curricular project based around the garden or a garden enterprise idea you have used to raise money.

We’d also like you to upload six photos to illustrate your project or activity, and a supporting document, e.g. a recipe, lesson plan, poster or budget.

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