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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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Year 2 growing tomatoes

Wednesday 18th March 2015

Year two have started learning in earnest this half term during their environmental science lessons.  They are growing 4 different varieties of tomatoes and underplanting them with companion plants.  They have researched and chosen their tomato varieties and sown the seeds for marigolds, basil and nasturtiums.  They are very excited as BBC Radio Solent will be working alongside them Thursday 19th March, and recording some of their lesson time ready to play on the radio again on 'The Good Life' on Sunday afternoons.  They have been accumulating all sorts of questions ready for the expert panel!  

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