Garden for Well-Being, The Basin Primary School

Garden for Well-Being, The Basin Primary School

We wish to create a Garden for Well-being. New tables & seating under enormous oaks near our Science-German classroom have created a popular space in which many of our senior students ‘chill out.’ They have asked to garden here during break time, for relaxation, contemplation & exercise. Raised wicking garden beds would be ideal. These will complement the classroom, providing hands-on opportunities to learn about plant requirements & life cycles, habitat creation and the joy of getting dirty.

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The major costs associated with the project are

Three self-watering garden beds, soil, plants and mulch. Tools and expertise will be provided by the school's Sustainability Squad and staff.

The $1,000 grant will be used

3 x Birdies Garden Products self-watering original garden beds (1.2 x 0.8 x 0.4m) @$199 each = $597 plus delivery of $12.95 = $609.952 cubic metres of three way garden soil from Bunnings $114Garden Essentials organic sugar cane mulch from Bunnings $13.8850 tube stock indigenous plants from Knox Environment Society $100

How they raise the rest of the funding