Manorfield Primary School

Gardening at Home

Plan which vegetables you would like to plant this year and when to plant them using this seed sowing calendar.

 

January

January might be the middle of winter but, as the days lengthen, the garden starts to grow. Now is a great time to plan for the coming gardening year.

Top tips

Watch our Gardener in Residence, Jennie, demonstrate how to make a bird feeder out of recycled materials

Click here.

Don’t forget to enjoy the winter sun on dry days!

Click on the link to see what seeds can be sown this January. What to sow in Jan 

 

Plant of the month

Common name: 

SNOWDROP 

 

 

Botanical name: 

GALANTHUS 

 

 

Growing conditions:

 

LIKES LIVING IN PARTIAL SHADE, SUCH AS WOODLAND 

 

 

 

How is it used: 

A COMPOUND IN THE BULB IS USED TO TREAT DEMENTIA