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Making Paper Pots - two videos

Making Paper Pots - two videos

24/01/2013

Making Paper Pots Making plant pots out of paper does three things: - shows that you don't need to spend lots of money on fancy pots to do gardening - shows how materials can be recycled - works on children's manual dexterity skills and their ability to follow instructions This kit shown can be purchased from Victoriana nursery's online shop. Paper pots are also really useful if you want to start seeds indoors, which don't like being transplanted because they ...

How to Pot up Plants

How to Pot up Plants

25/11/2012

How to Pot up Plants This simple video from Potty Innovations is a great introduction to teaching kids how to pot up their own plants. It shows the skills a child needs to take a plant from a small pot from the garden centre and pot it up into a larger pot, including tapping the plant out, handling it and filling with compost.  ...

Sowing Beetroot and Carrot Seeds In A Pre-school

Sowing Beetroot and Carrot Seeds In A Pre-school

12/01/2010

Sowing Beetroot And Carrot Seeds At Bluebell Hill Playgroup   In 2008 Bluebell Hill Playgroup received help and funding from Women In Construction and EON to create some raised beds on their site. Bluebell Hill Playgroup is a full day care provider in a mixed usage community centre serving the area of St Anns in Nottingham. They provide pre-school care and education and also a thriving out-of-school club. St Anns is an inner city estate, considered t...

Planting Potatoes In A Nursery School

Planting Potatoes In A Nursery School

12/01/2010

Planting Potatoes At Nottingham Nursery School     Nottingham Nursery School is a purpose built nursery education and daycare facility in Radford in Nottingham. As part of the set up of their garden they insisted on creating a large planting area, which they call "The Allotment". They have lots of plans to develop the garden but for this first year they are allowing the children to explore the new space without the pressure of having to grow lots of new things. ...

Learning Basic Gardening Skills In A Nursery

Learning Basic Gardening Skills In A Nursery

12/01/2010

Learning Basic Gardening Skills At Nottingham Nursery School     Nottingham Nursery School is a daycare, education and training centre in Radford in Nottingham. Last year they built a large planting area which they call "The Allotment". It is a large plot which will eventually be divided into three or four beds with stepping stones or paths inbetween to grow food for the Nursery's own kitchen, which provides hot food cooked on site every day. ...

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