SCHOOL GARDENS

Urban Reforestation for World Environment Day!

Urban Reforestation for World Environment Day!

To celebrate World Environment Day Jet Star magazine has done an article on various environmentally focussed organisations in Australia to show their good work. Urban Reforestation was a part of this selection of organisations! There are some great sustainability ideas out there. Great time to remember to take action for our beautiful planet, its habitat which includes its creative and innovative people!! ;)

Permaculture as the answer to turn arid deserts into fertile soil

Permaculture as the answer to turn arid deserts into fertile soil

Here's an interesting article to read on Treehugger, http://www.treehugger.com/sustainable-agriculture/are-islam-and-permaculture-match-made-heaven.html. Further to a project ran in Jordan that managed to turn an arid, salty desert into fertile soil, a one hectare permaculture school farm and a 16 hectare permaculture college are now about to open.

Brentwood Secondary College Learning Garden

Brentwood Secondary College Learning Garden

An exciting announcement! 

In collaboration with Brentwood Secondary College, Urban Reforestation is designing and constructing an educational learning garden for the school. We are so pleased to be assisting the school as we have been involved with Brentwood's progressive Green Teams work over the past two years. This is our flagship secondary college garden project. The aim of the garden is to teach students about environment and sustainability through gardening, sustainable living programs, energy and water efficiency and much more. Thea Nicholas the schools Sustainability Teacher is driving the project and hopes to create positive environmental changes in the school through this garden. Stay in touch for developments on this exciting new project.