School Garden News



Summer Support Team

As every summer we are very delighted to have dedicated community members who take care of the school garden during the hot summer days! Special thanks goes to Gabriela, Doris, Morgane, Anne, Anneke, Roman, Jenny and Robert, Jessica, Liane.

Garden Library

We love our garden and we love books. That's why we have chosen a very sweet selection of books related to nature, gardening, crafting. You can find a list of these books here. You can get all of them in our school library. Our Teacher Librarian, Ms. Carroll, will let you know where to find them. Please click here for further information.

Farmers Market & School Garden Tour

Our next Farmers Market will be held on 10 September, 15:00-17:00 on the school yard. We will be selling a great selection of homegrown plants, homemade soaps and salve, greeting cards, fresh herbs and much more. On this day, our students will also offer guided tours through the garden.

New School Year - New CAS Projects Available

Hey students! Are you still looking for a great opportunity for your CAS experience or project. We have lots of ideas on how you can help us make the school garden an even more magnificent place. Please contact us!

"Garden Explorer" (CCA) Starting Again

Would your child like to spend one afternoon a week with us in the garden learning to sow, plant, taste and discover? :-) No problem! Our Co-Curricular Activities (CCA) start again in August. You can register your child via HEDKY.

Call for Butterfly Photo Competition

In the "VielFalterGarten" project, the City of Leipzig and the Bund für Umwelt und Naturschutz (BUND) Leipzig, together with the local community, would like to study and protect the butterflies of the city of Leipzig. Leipzig schools are being asked to get involved with the topic of biodiversity.

Take part in the photo competition on the subject of butterflies!  You can submit photos of butterflies or photos that express what you associate with butterflies. Please send in your butterfly photographs via e-mail in digital JPEG format to by 16:00 on 30 September 2021. Details (in German) to be found here and in the Download box on the right.

The project is funded by the German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation with funds from the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU) as part of the Federal Programme on Biological Diversity and aims to implement the biodiversity-promoting development of urban (habitat) spaces for butterflies.

CAS Project: Building the New Compost Area

Lucky us, Pascal from Grade 12 took over the compost as his CAS Project and is finishing it this summer. Thank you Pascal!

CAS Project: Creating a New Fence Design

Mariam, Valentina, Hannah and Veerle from Grade 11 are currently working on ideas to make our fence look more creative and inviting. They are very keen to get primary students involved in the project as well. Stay tuned!

New Articles Online in our OBSERVER School Magazine

There are a few new articles available in the school garden section of our school magazine. Thank you to Doris and Yvonne for their contribution. Check out our school magazine.



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