Setting up and running a school garden - Teaching ToolKit

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Topic Guide Lesson
Accounts (see book-keeping)    
Beds How to make raised beds C6
Book-keeping Elizabeth’s cash book E7A
  Simon and Co. E7B
Business plan Business plan proforma E5A
  Example of business plan E5B
  Inputs required E3C
  Product information E3A
  Production estimates E3B
Celebration (see also Evaluation) Some kinds of celebration H4A
  Ways to celebrate H4B
Compost Compost containers B5A
  How to make compost B5B
  Ingredients of compost B4
Conserving (see Preserving)    
Cooking methods Conventional cooking methods G4A
  Cooking carrots (experiment) G3C
  How do we cook our food? G3B
  The haybox: a fuel-saving cooker G4B
Cost analysis Cost analysis form E4B
  Cost analysis of tomato project E4A
Crops Crop factsheet questionnaire (older learners) D6B
  Crop factsheet questionnaire (younger learners) D6A
Crops (marketing) Crop factsheet E2
Drinks Drinks from the garden D5C
(see also Insects, Garden creatures, Pests)  
  Garden web B1B
  Nature’s garden B1A
Equipment (see Tools)    
Evaluation Business plan evaluation H3B
  Making badges and rosettes H3A
Food hygiene Clean, cold, covered: ten steps to safe food G2B
  Where are the bacteria? G2A
Foods (see also Meals,    
Nutritional value, Snacks, Drinks)    
  Favourite foods D2B
  Lemons D2A
  What is it? (guessing game) D2C
Garden creatures Beneficial garden creatures B3A
Germination Germination A5B
  Observation schedule A5A
Growing plants Growing schedule for tomatoes F2B
  The stages F2C
Harvesting Fresh and undamaged F9
Healthy garden    
(see also Organic gardening)    
  Healthy garden F7A
  Plant doctor’s case notes F8B
  What’s wrong with my plant? F8A
Insects An insect’s life B2A
  Insects in nature B2B
Keeping food Keeping food fresh G1
Layout School garden layouts C5A
Market research Do your market research! E1B
Marketing Karara School’s marketing strategies E6B
  Market outlets E1A
  The marketing cycle E6A
Meals The Family Mixed Meal Guide D1
Monitoring (see Patrolling)    
Mulching Mulching: what and why? F3
Nutritional value Nutritional value of common foods D3
Organic gardening Organic gardening A7A
Patrolling Patrolling checklist F7B
Pests Dangerous pests B3B
Planning Project summary questionnaire (younger learners) H1A
  Project summary questionnaire (older learners) H1B
  Crop calendar H1E
  Flow diagram H1C
Plants (see also Healthy garden) Planting and transplanting F2A
  Food plants D4
  Plant biography A6B
  Plant life cycle A6A
  Plant press B1C
  Plant strips A1
  What plants like A2
Popcorn (see Snacks)    
Preparing food    
(see also Cooking methods)    
  How do we eat raw fruit and vegetables? G3A
Preserving Ten simple food-preserving projects G5B
  How we preserve food G5A
(see Planning and School grounds)    
Protection Protecting the garden C4
Publicity Illustrated posters H1D
  Showing and telling: who, why, what, how? H2
Records (see Accounts, Book-keeping)    
  A weekly garden report A8C
  Garden file A8A
  Garden portfolio A8B
School grounds Garden improvements B6A
  Written proposal B6C
Seeds (see Sowing)    
Sickness (see Healthy garden)    
Signs Garden signs C5B
Site Preparing the site C3A
  Site map C3B
Snacks (see also Drinks)    
  How to make popcorn D5B
  Snacks from the garden D5A
Soil Good soil is alive and active A3
  Soil has a structure A4A
  Soil is sand, silt or clay A4B
Sowing Planting instructions & local knowledge F1A
  Sowing seeds F1B
Teams (business) Responsibilities of project teams E4C
Tools & equipment Homemade tools and equipment C1B
  The garden at work C1A
Transplanting (see Planting)    
Trees Planting young trees B6B
Water Not enough water C2B
  Water wisdom C2A
Watering How much water do plants need? F4A
  Seven golden rules for good watering F5A
  Shrinking Grass Experiment F4B
  Ways of watering plants F5B
Weeds Our weed policy F6C
  Weed control F6B
  Weed winners F6D
  Weeds: friends or enemies? F6A

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