The Electric garden – Empowering Youth to Reconnect with the Environment
At this month’s All About Gardening meeting Electric Garden founders Michael Trengrove and Matt Scott will discuss the future role of teaching digital technologies through nature and the ethics and philosophy when combining technology with the environment.
How to Sow Swan Plants from Seed One of the best ways to make sure you have enough swan plants on hand to feed all those hungry munching Monarch caterpillars is to do a little planning ahead, and grow your own seeds. Plus, swan plant seedlings can be hard to find later in the growing … Read More
[one_half] Join this enthusiastic group of children who meet for practical gardening activities and to learn the science of good gardening. Age range 8-14yrs. Canterbury Horticultural Society Offices 2/153 Lichfield Street Third Thursday of the month 3.45pm – 5.00pm [/one_half] [one_half_last] Coming Up [/one_half_last]
Swan plants are in hot demand this Summer, everyone wants the happiness of watching a caterpillar turning into a beautiful butterfly especially children, there’s something so fascinating about it and not to mention is very educational as well.
In recent newsletters we have featured the Orchards in Schools project in which project managers Michael Tennant and Sasha Goburdhone established fruit and berry orchards in five Christchurch schools last year. That was the “easy” bit. The schools have confirmed that they need help to maintain the orchards and so with your help we’re about to implement a three tier support programme. CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE
To date we have received eight entries from the following schools: West Melton Primary, St Albans Catholic, Cathedral Grammar, Aidanfield Christian, Shirley Intermediate, Bishopdale, West Spreydon, and Bromley (1). Ideally we’d like a minimum of 10 schools so if any member can suggest another school even at this late stage we’ll follow it up with … Read More
CHS Manager Tony Kunowski was invited to contribute the following article to the November issue of Metropol An old joke said “Keep New Zealand Green. Don’t tell the Kiwis anything!” More recently there has been vigorous debate nationwide, mainly inspired by our polluted waterways, on just how green NZ is and the validity of our … Read More
Join this enthusiastic group of children who meet for practical gardening activities and to learn the science of good gardening.
Age range 8-14yrs.
Canterbury Horticultural Centre
PC Browne Room
Third Thursday of the month
3.45pm – 5.00pm