Annangrove Public School’s veggie patch was flagging and the school wanted to turn the garden into a vehicle for encouraging biodiversity and waste reduction, as well as for modelling sustainable food production practices.
Preparation and planning to care for your plants during this long break will help your plants survive the heat and last through until next year on your return.
Landcare Australia has created a ‘How-to-Guide’ to get your Junior Landcare group started on a food garden adventure.
Be on the lookout for Queensland fruit fly during these warmer months!
The ARTC grants program invited Hunter Valley and regional New South Wales schools neighbouring the freight rail network to pitch their environmental ideas for funding. ARTC recently announced a total of nearly $30,000 worth of funding would be provided to deliver the exciting school projects and promote safe rail behaviours.