Work continues apace on our garden project, and having diggers and workmen on site is providing interest and opportunities for communication between staff and pupils. I have to laugh when I think that originally I thought all we had to do was lift a few paving tiles!
We are investigating opportunities for further collaboration with Haddington Community Kitchen and Knox Academy to develop the area for growing fruit and vegetables throughout the year. Unfortunately many school gardens fail because maintenance is required over the holiday periods and this can be prohibitive. However if we are able to find ways of extending the garden to the wider community then I am hopeful that our endeavours will be sustainable. Read more here...07.02.2020