Sixth Form Horticulture

As part of our ASDAN horticulture module we have been learning about house plants. Today we have researched how to care for Spider plants. We have potted Spider plant runners to take home and care for. 

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5B Horticulture

Beach group have been weeding and tidying up the WSFC carpark and garden area. They selected the correct safety equipment and the correct tools for the job. They then worked together as a team to identify weeds and remove them. 

Well done everyone!   

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Sixth Form Learning outside the classroom Asdan Horticulture

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Sixth form Gardening

Sixth form pupils have taken advantage of the weather by getting out in the school garden. They have worked hard preparing beds for the winter, weeding the vegetable patches and mowing the grass. The garden is beginning to take shape again and is looking lovely.  

Well done! 

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KS5 Learning outside the classroom Gardening Pathways Horticulture Beach group Tower 5B

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Sixth Form Gardening

Pupils in 5C and 5B have got stuck straight into gardening activities this week. We have been de-weeding the poly tunnel and the vegetable beds. 

Well done everyone! 

 

Category: Sixth Form 2020-21

KS5 Learning outside the classroom Gardening Horticulture Beach group

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Sixth form hand picked veggies!

Beach group have been picking fresh veggies and herbs from the PCA garden. We have picked tomatoes, carrots, garlic and oregano. They look and smell delicious!  

ECO Sixth Form Life skills Learning outside the classroom Gardening Pathways Horticulture Beach group

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Myerscough College Group Researching Plants.

As Myerscough College was still closed for Easter the college group worked on another task. The group visited Ashlea Cottage Garden Centre, Myerscough College Plant World and Barton Grange in the vicinity of Myerscough College. 

The pupils did this to research plants which could be grown in new…

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The Rewards of Horticulture @ Myerscough College.

Three months on, the broad beans planted by the pupils are up to 4 inches tall. The pupils each got to take a plant home and there were plenty left to bring back to school to be planted out by the Gardening Club in March.

The pupils also saw the progress made by the Willow Cuttings they'd taken…

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Horticulture At Myerscough: Planting Willow Cuttings.

After dinner the Myerscough  College group planted the Willow cuttings they'd cut earlier. Firstly the pupils mixed perlite with compost to provide a growing medium conducive to root growth.The pupils then planted around 12 cuttings in each pot and placed the pots in a tray of water in the hope…

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Horticulture At Myerscough : Willow Coppicing.

The group had willow coppicing explained to them and coppiced some willow branches. They then learnt about growing woody plants from cuttings and the technique of taking cuttings from the branches before going for dinner.

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Horticulture At Myerscough: Sowing Broad Beans.

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Horticulture At Myerscough

The pupils compared the seeds of different plants prior to sowing seeds after the halfterm term holiday. The pupils also learnt about categorising edible plants by whether they were fruit or vegetables and if vegetable then categorising them further as root, bulb, stem, leaf, seed or flower.

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