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Create your own Mygrove!


Introduction to Mygrove by The Prince of Wales

Welcome to Mygrove, a site which has been specially designed for you to share in the fun of growing your own plants and vegetables.

As a keen gardener and farmer myself, it is wonderful to see the seasons producing different flowers and fruits – from the golden daffodils of early Spring to the ripe red apples of Autumn.

Through your school, we’d like you to join our Mygrove challenge – keeping an up-to-date- online blog about your own growing experiences. Whether you are creating a herb garden, tending a vegetable patch, building a bird box or simply growing flowers in a window box, we would like to hear from you.

At the same time as telling us about your own experiences, you can also read about what other schools are growing, as well as following what we are up to in my own garden at Highgrove. You never know, you might pick up some ideas!

I often think that gardening is a bit like painting. No matter how big or small the piece of paper or canvas you start with, it is what you create which matters!

Just like you and your school will be updating your own blogs and letting us know how you are getting on with your own Mygrove, we will be updating the Mygrove blog, too!

The blog on the right-hand side will keep you updated with lots of tips and hints for getting the best out of your Mygrove space.

Feel free to take a look at the blogs from other schools as well.

We hope you enjoy starting your own Mygrove and can’t wait to see what you start doing.

Good Luck!

The Mygrove team

 

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Signs of Spring

Wednesday 18th February 2015

A walk around the site today showed Spring starting to creep a little closer.  The croci are blooming and have brought a much needed splash of yellow.  Daffodils are pushing through and catkins hang looking splendid.  Growing in the allotment is well underway with brussel sprouts ready to harvest.  Soil has been conditioned in different areas allowing for scientific research!  We have green manure, horse manure, chicken pellets and fish, blood and bone in different areas all vying to prove they are the best. In the greenhouse rows of newly germinated spinch had been looking wonderful but it appears the slugs and snails thought they would have a good nibble.  However, salad leaves and rocket is safe and looking good.  The dahlia tip and tuber cuttings…

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