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Weblinks - Seed Savers Weblinks - Seed Savers

Seed Savers has a useful powerpoint on the hows and whys of an Australian school food garden.

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Success With School Gardens Success With School Gardens

Thorough and practical guide which starts with cultivating support, through preparing beds to managing disease. Although written with the Arizona desert in mind, the key points apply to any school garden project, particularly when climate change brings more dry summers.

Linda A Guy, Cathy Cromell and Lucy K Bradley, Arizona Master Gardener Press, 1994

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Starting a School Garden Starting a School Garden

Useful summary of the planning required for a successful school garden project, from motivating the whole school community to design and construction.

RHS, 2007

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Setting up and Running a School Garden - A Manual for Teachers, Parents and Communities Setting up and Running a School Garden - A Manual for Teachers, Parents and Communities

An online manual based on experiences of setting up and running school gardens all over the world. It takes you through all the steps of planning a garden project. There are also lesson plans for children aged 9-14 years which complement garden activities. The appendices include horticultural notes and factsheets on nutrition.

FAO, 2005, KS2-3

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Seed SA Seed SA

An interactive game with the aim of teaching you the basics of permaculture design. You need to put the objects on the right where they belong to have a perfectly designed garden. The information boxes also help to explain why these things belong at that exact place.
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Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

Read more Carrot

I originated in the South American Andes mountains

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I originated in Southern Europe and Western Asia around 2000 BC ago

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I am part of the rose family and native to Central Asia.

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I am the world’s most important salad plant.

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I come from the Andes Mountains and was first cultivated about 7,000 years ago.

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I originated in South and Central Asia dating back to 3500 BC.

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Scientists are unsure whether I originated in Central Asia, Ethiopia or the Mediterranean.

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I originated in Central and South America

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My wild ancestors are fond throughout Asia and Europe.

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I am a delicious fruit, native to Eastern Asia, with wide culinary and medicinal uses.

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I originated in Persia (modern day Iran) and spread to China around 600AD.

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My small wild ancestors are found in temperate areas all over the Old World.

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I am native to the Central Americas and was first domesticated in Mexico, by at least 2600 BC.

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I am native to the Americas and was cultivated by the Aztecs as early as 700 AD.

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