Moorlands Primary School

ECOgarden News

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  • Published 04/04/19, by Louise Swift
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    ECOgarden update

    Meteors played and worked in the woodland area and ECOgarden today. Some chose to explore and play with their friends, while others chose to help with jobs including weeding, planting potatoes and pansies, tying up our thornless blackberry plant and trimming and tidying up the herb garden. Here are...
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  • Published 04/04/19, by Louise Swift
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    Seedlings started

    Over the last couple of weeks Meteors have each planted and taken home to get started, 2 different pots of seeds from a wide choice of veg plants.
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  • Published 28/02/19, by Louise Swift
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    Spring has Sprung!

    Meteors enjoyed some early spring sunshine this afternoon, seeing what was sprouting in our ECOgarden.
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  • Published 13/02/19, by Louise Swift
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    new portable veg bed

    We are very excited to be developing a portable vegetable bed, which may be lifted and taken to the Yorkshire Show in Summer 2019 if it is judged as a finalist.
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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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