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The Potting Shed Club

Patrick’s Patch runs ‘The Potting Shed Club’ for primary school age children (ages 4 – 11)

The Potting Shed club is run by our Head Gardener Rachel Foster. Rachel is a qualified gardener with lots of experience working with children and running gardening clubs. This is what Rachel had to say:

“I want the children to really enjoy being in the garden and gain satisfaction from making things they can take home and by helping with projects in Patrick’s Patch.”

In 2022 we return with a slight difference, we will have activities for children to do with an adult.  It is unsupervised by us but we will have materials and full instructions on what to do.

It is essential to pre-book as there is a maximum of 10 children.

Children must be accompanied by an adult – one adult per child.  Additional adults are not encouraged due to restricted space.

These are FREE activities.

Covid-19:  We will ensure all government rules are adhered to and we will run the Potting Shed Club in a safe manner for all attending.

26 Mar Make a measuring stick for using when sowing seeds.
23 Apr Make paper pots and sow sunflower seeds.
28 May Learn about bees and make lolly-stick bees.
25 June Taste different salads and make your own for lunch.
23 July Make a posy of fresh flowers.
20 Aug Make a butterfly feeder.
17 Sep Taste apples and learn how to juice them.
15 Oct Learn about earthworms.


Family Welly Days

Bring the whole family to Patrick's Patch and get stuck in with gardening activities you will all enjoy!

Our next Family Welly Days are:

Saturday 8th January - It's time to bark the paths!

Saturday 12th February - Compost time - let's get mucky!