School Resources

The following HGT Garden Information sheets are available for schools and give advice which will help you to garden in different environments. If there is a subject not covered and you need specific help please get in touch.

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Sheet 1      Planting and Aftercare

Sheet 2      Tools

Sheet 3      Hedging and Screening

Sheet 4      Poisonous Plants

Sheet 5      Gravel Garden

Sheet 6      Compost Making

Sheet 7      Climbers

Sheet 8      Bulbs

Sheet 9      Paths and Paving

Sheet 10    Containers and Raised Beds

Sheet 11    Plants for Free

Sheet 12    Saving Seeds

Sheet 13    Ground Cover Plants

Sheet 14    Shrubs for sunny sites

Sheet 15    Plants for sunny sites

Sheet 16    Small and decorative trees

Sheet 17    Plants for shade

Sheet 18    Herbs

Sheet 19    Polytunnels and cold frames

Sheet 20    Vegetables

Sheet 21    Gardening books

Sheet 22    Heritage

Sheet 23    Shade

Sheet 24    Willow structures

Sheet 25    Running a school gardening club

Sheet 26    Sensory Garden

Sheet 27    Vegetable Containers

Sheet 28    Applications to Grant Giving Organisations

The RHS has a website full of lesson plans and ideas.  Join their school gardening campaign so your school can benefit 

School Awards

Find out about our Mrs Wheelbarrow Grant

Become a member of the Herts Garden Trust today