Monday, 16 July 2012

Summer Harvest

There was great excitement today as everyone harvested the vegetables they had been growing. There were beetroots,potatoes, radishes and cabbage.

Sunday, 15 July 2012

Secret Opening

The secret garden was officially opened for learning today by Mr Colin Crosbie curator of RHS Wisley and David Domoney from 'Love your garden'. Two Christ Church pupils opened the event by speaking about the importance of the garden for their learning.

Evening Standard

The Evening Standard came to take pictures of the garden. It poured with rain but everyone stayed cheerful. The garden is so green it takes your breath away.

Monday, 9 July 2012

Tomatoes reach for the sky

Today the tomatoes reached the roof of the greenhouse. Jim said they would , we are amazed.

Clearing and sorting

A fantastic group just cleared and sorted rubble, rubbish and weeds. Bugitis was  rife in the garden.

Sunday, 8 July 2012

The pepper has its first flowers.

This morning we discovered two flowers have opened on the pepper plant. The garden opening is Friday 13th so we have a lot of work to do before then.

Wednesday, 4 July 2012

Garden Tales

There was a lot of excitement today as our book 'Garden Tales' has arrived. The stories written by year six and year three children are fantastic. The stories were inspired by the secret garden and the author Margaret Bateson-Hill.