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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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A coastal inspired bed by our Y5 children.

Saturday 30th April 2016

Our Year 5 children have started to regenerate a small dark patch of the grounds by designing it to reflect our coastal location.  Inspiration was taken from Portsmouth City Council's planting scheme which was designed by Vincent Mount.  Vincent was contacted and has come into school on numerous occasions to help the children with scale designs of the area, planting lists and general design tips.  It has been fantastic for the children to learn so much from someone who designs gardens as a living.  Over a period of time the area has been redesigned, planting lists drawn up, grasses propagated at school, the area cleared, dug and a path made of recycled pallets placed giving a board walk feel.  Grasses are now going in, and posts arranged to show inspiration from groynes…

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