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Backyard Sustainability

Join our experienced horticultural educators to learn how to set up a compost heap or worm farm in your school or backyard and prevent 40% of household waste going to landfill.

Learn how to create a no-dig garden

What happens?

  • Discover the importance of composting in reducing the amount of household waste
  • Learn how to correctly set up your compost bin
  • Learn how to create a no-dig garden

Curriculum links

Themes: Sustainability

  • SC4-13ES: explains how advances in scientific understanding of processes that occur within and on the Earth, influence the choices people make about resource use and management
  • SC4-2VA: shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures
  • SC4-15LW: explains how new biological evidence changes people's understanding of the world
  • SC4-2VA: shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures
  • SC5-2VA: shows a willingness to engage in finding solutions to science-related personal, social and global issues, including shaping sustainable futures

Bookings and more information

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