Going wild in the garden

GREENFINGERED gardeners at a Portishead school got out their shovels and spades to work on a newly created wildlife garden. Staff and parents at High Down Infants School have been busy fund-raising to make the special garden at the school. Headteacher And

GREENFINGERED gardeners at a Portishead school got out their shovels and spades to work on a newly created wildlife garden.Staff and parents at High Down Infants School have been busy fund-raising to make the special garden at the school.Headteacher Andreya Cowan then wrote to local garden centres asking them for support with Cadbury Garden and Leisure donating £100 towards the project.Anita's Pots and Brackenwood Garden Centre also gave items, including a range of herbs, for the garden.Mrs Cowan said: "The children really enjoyed helping put in the plants and we are delighted to have received so much support from local garden centres."The garden will be used in their school work as part of a science project looking at different plants and mini beast which will exist in the garden. We also hope to eventually do a vegetable garden."The school also runs a gardening club in lunchtimes for green fingered students.Students at High Down Infants School are pictured getting busy in their new wildlife garden.


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