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Outdoor Learning Conference 2015

Last Monday we ran our second Outdoor Learning and Plot to Plate Conference at Rhyl. It was a sell-out event with more than 35 staff from other schools across London attending. 64 more words


Can rooftop gardens grow city’s vegetables?

Rooftop gardens in cities could provide more than three quarters of the vegetables consumed in them, a case study from Bologna, Italy, suggests. If all suitable flat roof space was used for urban agriculture, rooftop gardens in the city could supply around 12 500 tons of vegetables a year whilst also providing a range of ecosystem services, the researchers say.  602 more words

Successfully getting lost at the Lost Gardens of Heligan

Whilst we were at The Eden Project we were told a little bit about the Lost Gardens of Heligan….

Business model for the Lost Gardens of Heligan (which were the pre-cursor to The Eden Project), the BBC did a documentary and didn’t say the gardens weren’t open to the public, buses of pensioners started turning up wanting to see the Lost Gardens, the person in charge sent the first couple of bus loads away then started charging a small entry fee, then the pensioners wanted to know what was ‘over there’ so they were handed secateurs and told to find out. 94 more words

The Master Course - at The Eden Project - Engineering Tour

While I was at the Eden Project for the Master Course I got a mini engineering tour. We also had a session on sustainable construction. I do love a good bit of technology :) 315 more words

The Eden Project

As I searched for some long lost documents to use as sources for another blog post, one thing led to another.  I stumbled across some momentos from my last trip to the United Kingdom.  732 more words

Cultural Highlights

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I visited the Eden Project in Cornwall last October. The place is fantastic, really worth a visit if you are ever in the area and interested in seeing what a rainforest would look inside a giant honeycomb shaped dome! 174 more words