Edible School Gardens Instructional DVD
Leonie Shanahan’s Edible School Gardens DVD follows the design, implementation and construction of a working school garden from start to finish.
Author and Educator Leonie Shanahan has built dozens of edible school gardens over the years and has been a positive influence on children and their new healthy eating habits. Leonie’s years of study in the fields of Horticulture, Permaculture and Organic Gardening is translated into a passion for the health of our children and the need to make a difference by creating organic edible gardens full of health and abundance in every school and every backyard.
Leonie now shares her secrets in empowering school children to design and build their own organic edible school gardens. Whether you’re a teacher, experienced gardener or just starting out wanting to get your kids interested in eating healthy fresh vegetables this DVD is jam-packed with useful information. Leonie shows you what you must do to create a thriving living system and have fun along the way.
Lavishly illustrated with graphics, animation and onsite footage this DVD shows you the planning and construction stages of creating a successful school garden bursting with food.
Leonie’s method of layering no-dig garden beds with a mixture of rock dust. compost, mulch and other ingredients appears daunting at first and looks a little complicated especially when you see how many layers she uses in her organic gardens. The end results are worth the effort. This DVD shows you how to achieve success. Leonie shares her garden design secrets and soil recipes that is guaranteed to work.
Leonie explains her system.
“We have to get these school gardens looking brilliant from the start, because I know from my experience, there are so many critics out there that want us to fail.” she said. “So I have to get it right and I have to get those gardens bursting out of the ground with food that is going to grow so quick that everyone goes ‘Wow! Look at that garden. How did she do that?’
“That’s why you put the work in at the start and your gardens will tell the story.”
All Ecofilms DVDs have a lot of practical information and Leonie’s School Garden’s DVD is jam-packed with useful information that can guide you to achieve inexpensive solutions working with school kids over the course of a year.
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