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From carrots to cassava - Dave Richards makes the case for school gardens which make the global connections

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School Gardens Partnership Guide School Gardens Partnership Guide

The benefits of both school gardens and partnerships with other schools

are well known. These two elements can be brought together in a garden

partnership that can help us make our garden a focus for global education

in our school – a window on the world – through the common language of

growing plants.

This guide shows how you can make a good garden partnership which

benefits our students, our school, and our community, wherever we are.

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Did you know?

My wild ancestors originated in Afghanistan over 3000 years ago

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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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