Monday, 4 March 2013

Feb 2013 the work begins

Below are some photos of the state of the outdoor garden beds in Feb 2013, with a brief description of what's planted in each bed.  This post will be updated when information about exactly what's planted where is available.

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Leaba na Gréine
Each class is assigned a sector of the potager bed, christened Leaba na Gréine as the layout resembles the Sun

Diagram of "Leaba na Gréine", the potager/Kitchen Garden wheel - by rang/class
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<Need to  insert picture of garden bed for Rang 2 here>
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Rang 4 bed at start of Feb 2013

Rang 4 bed cleared of weeds by pupils and ready for planting Feb 2013

Rang 4 bed planted with fennel at rear, chives to the front of this, in the pots are some bulbs reclaimed during the cleanup of the bed and to the front 2 X rhubarb
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Rang 1 - bed weeded and cleaned up, 3 x Rose plants visible at present

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Rang 6 - no work yet in 2013 / gan aon obair fós 2013 - some old strawberry plants are there
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Rang 5 - no work yet in 2013 / gan aon obair fós 2013 - some strawberry plants to the front
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Rang 3 - Snowdrops planted Jan and the bed prepared...
  • January – bed weeded and prepared for planting, snowdrops planted, compost and horse manure added in January
  • February – tupils and assorted bedding plants planted
  • Next steps – herb plants (when ready) will be planted and eventually brought home by each child for culinary delights
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N1 - Naíonáin Bheaga - gan aon obair fós 2013 / no work yet 2013 - some strawberry plants to the front
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N2 - Naíonáin Mhóra - gan aon obair fós 2013 / no work yet 2013  - Daffodils emerging

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