Sustainable Gardening

Description :

Develop the basic skills of good gardening practice.

Through a hands-on experience, students will learn about water conservation, organic gardening, and composting. While exploring the Gardens, students will gain skills and inspiration for gardens in their community.

Students will

  • Observe organic and sustainable gardening methods in action
  • Participate in some real work in the kitchen garden
  • Propagate a plant/seed to take home

Key focuses

  • Organic gardening methods and sustainable practices 
  • The benefits of gardening for us and our community
  • Hands-on learning and sharing ideas

Curriculum Links

  • Level 3-4 Health and Physical Education, Design and Technologies and Science
  • Level 5-6 Design and Technologies, Science and Geography

The Food Forest program is a similar program suitable for Years Prep - 2.


Teacher Resources


Sustainable Gardening Teacher Resources

Time Action
Morning (10:15 to 11:45)
Afternoon (12:45 to 14:15)


Melbourne Gardens

Recommended year level

Year 3 to Year 6


$16.50 Per Student


Minimum charge is 18 students per class. Maximum class size is 30 students.