Village Heights Community Centre.
This is a working relationship with Village Heights
07/07/2016 - Today during
the school holidays Melanie Stuart, Botsoc conducted a Vegetable Garden
Workshop at VHCC.
The groups have been given the instruction and trays of seedlings to plant.
The soil preparation is key, here
Melanie is demonstrating the application of the soil booster to
While the younger children were
planting seedlings in the foreground at the back a potting class
The seedlings being planted the way they were shown.
Planting seedlings in evenly spaced holes.
The Projects Abroad volunteers stopped what they were doing to come and see what was going on.
On the other side of the fence
there is an activity taking place with the small children.
This group were processing
cuttings into pots, so that they can take root for planting out later in
Planting out the lettuce .
There were a number of trays to be planted out. So many hands were required.
The bulbs being explained.
Each one was given a task to do. They are planting out the small seedlings in rows.
"Auntie Berny is this right?".
The boys looking for earthworms.
"A job well done" she said.
A group photo with the older
children before she leaves. The younger group had to go off and pick
There is a bag of booster organic fertilizer. She explained the quantity required every couple of weeks.
Thank you very much for the workshop Melanie and all the plants and compost too.
The lettuce and cabbage bed.
The carrot and onions.
More lettuce varieties in this bed.