The Seeds for Change garden at Shirehampton Primary is looking fantastic at the moment and provides a lovely change to the weed infested patch that preceded it. As well as weeding and watering their planters, the children have also had the opportunity to participate in a range of other activities related to the project.

Shirehampton Primary school are participating in the Seeds for Change Project in collaboration with the University of Bristol and Arnolfini. In order to make best use of a piece of ground in need of development, Best Education drew up plans to create a series of planters and benches. The planters were to be themed as boats to fit in with the idea of ships and ballast.  Students from the University will be working as volunteers to help the children in Year 4 plant grow their own ballast gardens. Below are some pictures showing various stages of the process.

  

 

Weeds and old planters                                                        Weed control and first boat appear

  

  Boat two in preparation                                                        Boat two in place 

  

 Boat three ready                                                                 Add some slate for water effect

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