Integrated Gardening Principles ceres 2017-11-06T18:52:55+00:00

Project Description

INTEGRATED GARDENING PRINCIPLES

Learn about the principles to maintain a healthy garden and the importance of worms & minibeasts.

Duration of activities: ~ 45 minutes
Available for: Grade 3 to Year 12


IN THIS ACTIVITY

  • learn organic and ecological practices that can be applied to improve and maintain school kitchen gardens
  • discover how food production is used in the modern world and how sustainable practices can integrate ecological principles, organic waste recycling, and animal systems into a school kitchen garden
  • participate in hands-on activities and investigate how food is produced in managed environments with a focus on ecology, soil quality, natural pest control, crop rotation and plant selection
  • recognise the role of people in design and technologies occupations and explore factors, including sustainability, that impact on the design of solutions to meet community needs
  • consider the differences between ecological and conventional gardening practices
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(03) 9389 0144

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