Garden helps children grow

ENVIRONMENTAL group Greening Mildura has been busy judging gardens across Sunraysia for its annual garden competition, which aims to raise awareness of environmental sustainability. 

Greening Mildura member Tom Fagan was moved by yesterday’s judging at Irymple South Primary School for the Best School Garden category. 

Irymple South Primary School students Alex Bate and Owen Short both, 6, showing their vegetable garden to television show Gardening Australia’s presenter Sophie Thomson and Greening Mildura member Chris Richardson. Picture: Louise Donges

Irymple South Primary School students Alex Bate and Owen Short both, 6, showing their vegetable garden to television show Gardening Australia’s presenter Sophie Thomson and Greening Mildura member Chris Richardson. Picture: Louise Donges

The school’s garden leader students gave Greening Mildura and judge Sophie Thomson a guided tour of their seasonal garden. 

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