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The Challenge III

photographing a frog We've worked with the The Challenge quite a few times before (See here and here) and it's always been great fun.

Skinners, Summer 2015 - more photos

What has climate change got to do with my cup of tea? (self assessment from before the project) Eating fruit, making willow dens and end of project celebration...

year 8 before the project on climate change

Skinners, Summer 2015

This summer we worked with children from Skinners Academy once again over 7 sessions. During this time we:

Plant Propagation, day 2 (Wed October 7th)

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here
If you also book onto Plant Propagation day 1 (Sat 18th July) and do the homework, you can try for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Plant Propagation, day 1 (Sat 18th July)

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here.

If you also book onto Plant Propagation #2 (Wednesday 7th October 2015) and do the homework, you can try for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Plant Propagation Overview, September 16th

Join tutor Jo Homan to learn how to create new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here

WE WILL COVER

  • the difference between sexual and vegetative propagation
  • a little bit of plant anatomy
  • a range of practical propagation methods including: hardwood cuttings, division, layering.

COST
1 day volunteering / £20 / £10 conc

Paying and volunteering must be completed by Friday 11th September 2015.

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Plant Propagation Overview, June 20th

Join tutor Glyn Harries to learn how to create new plants, without spending a penny. Booking form here

WE WILL COVER

  • the difference between sexual and vegetative propagation
  • a little bit of plant anatomy
  • a range of practical propagation methods including: chip bud grafting, division, layering and softwood cuttings.

COST
1 day volunteering / £20 / £10 conc

Paying and volunteering must be completed by 12th June.

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Plant Propagation #2: seeds, layering and grafting

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Choose either Tuesday 24th March OR Saturday 28th March 2015.
If you also book onto Plant Propagation #1 (8th OR 11th November 2014) and do the homeworks, you can go for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Plant Propagation #1: propagation overview, hardwood cuttings and division

Learn how to make new plants, without spending a penny. Choose either Saturday 8th November OR Tuesday 11th November 2014.
If you also book onto Plant Propagation #2 (24th OR 28th March 2015) and do the homeworks, you can go for the accreditation Developing Plant Propagation Skills, worth 3 credits at level 2.

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Rob Hopkins visits ELL

Blog by Rob Hopkins, founder of the Transition Towns movement, posted here and here

I recently visited Edible Landscapes London, a project started a couple of years ago by Transition Finsbury Park.  The project describes itself as:

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