Screenshot of video of corner of school field

Taking lots of video is good way of capturing site information

Notes relating to setting up a forest garden in a school.

  1. Arrange meeting with outdoor learning teacher
  2. Visit potential site
  3. With school Eco Council, teacher organises pupil questionnaire.

List opportunities

  • Quiet space
  • Forest school
  • Nature study
  • Food
Closeup circular crushed chalk bed

Brownfield materials make excellent low-fertility beds. Photo by John Little

List ideas!


  • Brownfield circle
  • Dead wood
  • Odd fruit
  • Autumn colour leaves
  • Wild flower beds
  • Horseshoe shape
  • Screen, privacy
  • Resourceful areas
  • EDITED BED etc etc etc

Tools for sharing information