Theo’s Nursery Garden Talks
Theo’s Nursery and Garden Centre
Mobile: 0408 776 623
Theo’s Nursery Garden Box Competition
Open to Grade 4 classes
Or Before/After school care
Or School Garden Class
The boxes should be polystyrene and low wall, often available from local fruit and vegetable markets. The insides are best lined with a little newspaper or flyscreen to help stop the soil from escaping through the drainage holes.
May include a mixture of herbs and vegetables and must be grown from seeds or seedlings. It is best to start the project at least 8 weeks out from the Pine Rivers Show (1st – 3rd August) to achieve the best results. Suggested time to plant would be the first week in June.
Flowers are optional as is ornamentation.
Boxes must be labelled with School name, child’s name and grade/group and what is growing in the box. Please see example on page 4.
Who gets displayed at the Pine Rivers Show?
The winners from each school will be displayed in the Theo’s Nursery display marquee.
The aim is to encourage young children to learn more about growing food vegetables and herbs while having fun. It is hoped that the children’s grand-parents will help with the project as they often have the experience and […]