top of page
Children's Educational Workshops

A series of monthly workshops exploring the garden through the seasons is running until December 2023. Attendance is free of charge.

  • These interactive workshops are organised around a Head/Heart/Hands learning for children aged 5-13 years.

  • The intention is to observe the garden through the seasons and have an opportunity to grow annual vegetables and flowers.

  • Susannah Hall runs the workshops with support by participants from the Permaculture Design Certificate course.

Workshops run on a Sunday morning from 10.30am until 1.30pm, generally at the community garden in Northwick Park, and focus on the following topics:

Completed Sun 23rd April: Learning about spring • Growing some seeds

Completed Sun 14th May: Learning about bees/hoverflies etc. • Planting seedlings

Sun 11th June: Learning about flowers • How do seeds form?

Sun 16th July: Planting seeds for autumn salads • Harvesting and eating berries with pancakes • Hapa-Zome

August: No workshop – school summer holidays

Sun 10th September: Learning about seed dispersal • Building insect hotels out of wood • Harvesting fruit to cook

Sun 8th October: Learning about autumn • Preparing for winter • What happens to the insects over winter?

Sun 12th November: Learning about what happens to plants in winter • What is still available to harvest?

Sun 3rd December: Natural dye session making presents for Christmas

If you would like your child(ren) to attend, please register by email and let us know the name(s), age(s) and a contact telephone number for you in case of last minute changes to the schedule.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

bottom of page