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Garrowhill Primary School wins gardening competition

EDM (Early Day Motion) 233: tabled on 30 June 2022

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Garrowhill Primary school pupils for winning third place in the Scotland-wide gardening competition Pocket Garden Design Competition, beating 340 entries from schools across Scotland; notes that the pupils won the prize through the public vote in the annual competition for their installation titled The Tale of Red the Redwing; further notes that the winning garden was inspired by Beatrix Potter stories and features animals that live in the school grounds; highlights that the installation was made from recycled materials and meant to be a shelter for wildlife, which includes bee and insect friendly plants like lavender and violet, a bug hotel, a bird bath, a hedgehog feeder and house, bird feeder and bird boxes; and commends the charity Keep Scotland Beautiful which runs the competition each year and congratulates the pupils at Garrowhill Primary school for their great achievement.