Childrens’ Gardening Project
at HogAcre
For children and some adults too...
On offer: ground next to the wind turbine
For information on HogAcre visit: http://hogacrecommon.org.uk/#aboutus
Are you thinking about….
• Pot gardening?
• Growing food?
• Getting creative with kids?
• Up-cycling?
• Greenhouse?
• Dye Garden?
• Introducing kids to permaculture ?
• Turning an urban desert into a blossoming garden ?
• Raised beds or a herb garden?
• Building a green maze or a den?
• Formal learning
• Using recycled containers?
• Building irrigation systems?
Earth painting?
Mud kitchen?
Or perhaps you have another idea? Together we can make it
happen! Meet with us to share your thoughts!
Monday, c. 2:30pm –...
Hard facts:
• HogAcre Commons offers: half of a tennis court (free use) situated
between the wind turbine, café, bees hive...
Schedule
• Mondays, from 2:30pm onwards – meetings of the working
group at HogAcre Common to share and discuss ideas
/work...
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Childrens’ gardening project at Hogacre

  1. 1. Childrens’ Gardening Project at HogAcre For children and some adults too...
  2. 2. On offer: ground next to the wind turbine For information on HogAcre visit: http://hogacrecommon.org.uk/#aboutus
  3. 3. Are you thinking about…. • Pot gardening? • Growing food?
  4. 4. • Getting creative with kids?
  5. 5. • Up-cycling?
  6. 6. • Greenhouse?
  7. 7. • Dye Garden?
  8. 8. • Introducing kids to permaculture ?
  9. 9. • Turning an urban desert into a blossoming garden ?
  10. 10. • Raised beds or a herb garden?
  11. 11. • Building a green maze or a den?
  12. 12. • Formal learning
  13. 13. • Using recycled containers?
  14. 14. • Building irrigation systems?
  15. 15. Earth painting?
  16. 16. Mud kitchen?
  17. 17. Or perhaps you have another idea? Together we can make it happen! Meet with us to share your thoughts! Monday, c. 2:30pm – 4:30pm, @HogAcre Common
  18. 18. Hard facts: • HogAcre Commons offers: half of a tennis court (free use) situated between the wind turbine, café, bees hive, stream and the orchard, some containers, access to running/drinking water, some top soil, fee use of a tentipi, men-force for constructing raised beds etc at the end of August 2013 and ongoing advice of various specialist, experienced gardeners, etc. • A working group is currently being established. Ideally it would consist of representatives of various groups interested in using the site with kids. It is envisaged that this would include home educators, local nurseries, children centres, schools and groups as well as individual families. • Some potential sources of funding have already been indicated and are being investigated.
  19. 19. Schedule • Mondays, from 2:30pm onwards – meetings of the working group at HogAcre Common to share and discuss ideas /work on their implementation • Ongoing meetings with potential contributors/ collaboratorscollaborators • Sun , the 14th of July – the project will be promoted at the South Oxford Farmers Market (Lake Street Community Centre) • July/August – development of the project website / FB group/ wiki

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