The Book

The school grounds should be seen as a huge asset worthy of serious investement for future generations.

A basic guide for teachers and others to enable lessons based on ecosystems to be enlivened.

The book is divided into 15 chapters that explore how to get the best out of natural spaces that surround our schools.

Chapters include:

  • Planning
  • Boundaries
  • Turf
  • Trees: the carbon storers
  • Flowering Herbaceous Plants
  • Shrubs
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Climbers
  • Compost and Nursery beds
  • Water
  • Structure
  • Ecology
  • Survival