Grow Make Eat Diary

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Gardener’s Marvellous Medicine

The dreaded black bean aphids. The busy ants that ‘farm’ the aphids for their sweet, sugary secretions by ‘tickling their tummies’; according to Zofia! This week it was time for them to go. We made a homemade ‘pesticide’ to ward these creatures off our bean arch. The recipe included a few drops of orange oil, […]

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An Energetic Afternoon

Our Grow-Make-Eat! session started off today with a spot of detective work… what needs to be done in the garden? “Watering!”, as usual, since it’s been a dry and warm couple of days; “Weeding!” well spotted, there are a few things in the beds that we didn’t sow or plant! Some potatoes and watercress we […]

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A Berry Nice Breakfast!

Beautiful broadbean flowers The flowers are kissing!   We planted these strawberries! Tucking into Bircher Muesli Can’t wait to see the fruits grow!   Strawberry flower   With this term’s Grow-Make-Eat! Club well under way, the roof garden is slowly looking more green thanks to the children’s efforts. The broad beans sown during our winter […]

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“Have you eaten a cabbage leaf the size of your face?”

Grow Make Eat has been exploding with new growth with all this lovely spring sun. Thanks to spring we are able to pluck the perfect amount of leaves from out large cabbage plant to make a rainbow Pick’n’Mix!!! Understanding the characters of spring leads us all to understand the food we grow and why. To celebrate […]

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This Year’s First Harvest

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Beans and Peas

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Turnip Week

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Grow-Make-Eat! Sinclair House School

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