Gardening in schools

We discover how gardening can play a key part in school life – plus improve the health of our kids and nurture family relationships

Wicor Primary School puts gardening at the heart of everything it does – lessons happen outside, natural history is discovered for real on-site, and homegrown produce is sold to boost school profits. But exactly how does all this work with the National Curriculum, and how could your kids benefit from the joys of gardening in their school? Louise Moreton has run the teaching gardens at Wicor for more than 12 years and explains all…


Listen now to this fascinating discussion between Louise Moreton and Kevin Smith, deputy editor at BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine: