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Our learners will be shown how to grow and care for plants from seed to sale.

Horticulture

 

Working with a dedicated horticulture team we grow vegetables and fruit all
year round. We have large outdoor vegetable patches for our potatoes, onions,
rhubarb, sugar snap peas, broad beans, carrots, garlic and much more. We also
have a sensory garden that requires upkeep and care.

 

In our Poly tunnels we grow the more exotic plants like tomatoes, peppers,
cucumbers and we try new fruits and veg each year.

 

Tasks vary throughout the year, starting with ground prep, sowing, planting, care,
harvesting and then there is the continued upkeep of structures and fencing.

 

The life skills attained include caring for plants, food, care and maintenance,
basic wood work/repair.