Pupils are budding gardeners

Brandon Revill of Tibshelf Community School is pictured using water harvested from rainwater which fell on the garage roof.
Brandon Revill of Tibshelf Community School is pictured using water harvested from rainwater which fell on the garage roof.

Green-fingered pupils have made the most of a new site set up for growing fruit and vegetables.

Green-fingered pupils have made the most of a new site set up for growing fruit and vegetables.

Students of Tibshelf Community School have planted runner beans, pumpkins, lettuce and radishes and have used marigolds to ward off slugs.

The initative began with the construction of a compost bin to house waste from food technology classes. A water butt was installed a month later.

Brandon Revill is pictured using water harvested from rainwater which fell on the garage roof.