Monday, 24 October 2016

Gardening in TeKakano

We looked at the garden patch outside our classroom and decided we would like to plant it ourselves!

Ruby brought some sunflower seeds to school.

"They might grow up to be this big!" said Ruby.

We had to think about our garden;

Tall plants, short plants.

What do plants need to grow?

We know they need "dirt", water and sun.

Will there be enough sun??

How will we know how much water??

We looked at plants and decided what we would like to grow.

Then we planned our plantings

Tall plants need to be at the back.
Planting the sunflower seeds. Thank you Ruby.

Jordey and Luca prepared the rest of the garden.

"Does this look soft enough Mrs H?"

Our runner beans will grow up here.

Jake helped too
Mrs Irvine gave us these strawberry plants

And some cucumber plants

Elsie is checking the strawberry plants roots are covered with soil.
Everybody is helping.

Making sure our seeds are covered over.
Hadley is watering

Adin is watering these plants
More water here Adin.
We made shapes for our cress seeds.

"Cress plants are short Mrs Hawkie. I can plant them here!"

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