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Seasonal Sustainability Garden - Donburn Primary School (VIC)

Seasonal Sustainability Garden - Donburn Primary School (VIC)

Winners of a Yates & Junior Landcare Creative Garden Grant 2017!

Project Detail

Donburn Primary School (VIC)

Project summary

Seasonal Sustainability Garden

Highlights

The Sustainability Corner of the school now has a new Seasonal Sustainability Garden that connects the previously created Vegetable Garden and Sensory Gardens. The sustainability garden contains raised wicking-beds, with vegetables and a ramp to mitigate erosion issues and soil compaction. Students of each year level themed the beds according to the seven Wurundjeri Seasons. They installed messages promoting sustainability and a totem pole with the Wurundjeri creator spirit Bunjil painted on it. The project brought together the community resulting in the creation of a Garden Club formed by students, parents and volunteers.

“The seven Wurundjeri Seasons theme has enlightened our school community about the Wurundjeri culture.” – Julie Hoskin, School Principal

MPS Garden Classroom - Manchester Primary School (VIC)

MPS Garden Classroom - Manchester Primary School (VIC)

Yates & Junior Landcare - Creating Green Futures

Yates & Junior Landcare - Creating Green Futures