Planning

Growing veggies

Growing veg in your school garden is a great way to get students engaging with nature, trying new foods and thinking about the environmental impact of what they eat.

Plan your veg plot

Sowing

Before you sow

Once you've planned your plot it's time to sow your seeds. Read how to prepare the soil before you follow the instructions listed on your seed packets.

Prepare the soil

Growing

How to water

Watering your school garden is key to getting a delicious harvest. Read our top tips to make sure you're supporting your plants at each stage of their development.

Water ways

Health and safety

Stay safe

We've updated our health and safety advice. Our risk assessment guidance and template now covers gardening during the pandemic. 

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How to make paper pots

Rather than buying plastic pots or seed trays when sowing your seeds this year, why not try making paper pots instead? 

They're super simple, all you need is an old newspaper and a tin or jar. 

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