We had great fun growing our sunflowers but we also had great fun knocking them down – TIMBER! Great teamwork. We are already thinking about next year’s garden. We collected autumn leaves to make compost.
We harvested our pumpkins for Halloween. We planted a variety called Crown Prince, they are blue pumpkins with a lovely orange inside. They were “squishy, disgusting, juicy and smelly” on the inside.
Our sunflowers were gigantic when we came back to school in September. They inspired us to create our own works of art. We looked at some of Andy Goldsworthy’s photographs, he uses objects from nature to create art. We used leaves, seeds, cones, beans, flowers and apples.
Second last day of term was a very special day for us. In early March we chitted some potatoes, then just before St. Patrick’s Day we planted 12 of them in the garden. Today was the exciting day we got to dig them up, and most importantly… eat them! Our friends Sally and Nicky from Read More …