La cabaña del retiro

Name La cabaña del retiro
Category Local Public body
Address paseo Fernán Nuñez, 10, Parque del Retiro, Madrid, Spain
Gardening opening in 2004
  • Dimension: 30 sqm
  • Growing methods: soil, soilless and compost.
  • In the garden the organisation cultivates: Vegetables, Decorative plants, Herbs, Cereals, Fruit trees, Berries and Root plants.
  • Activities with children: sowing, planting, harvesting and food preparation.
  • In the gardening activities collaboration between children is always promoted.
  • Main objectives of the educational garden:
    • to help an individual child to develop skills in teamwork through species recognition, the use of tools and the monitoring of horticultural tasks for basic education of crops in the garden;
    • to help the group / class to develop subjects of the school curriculum such as natural sciences, mathematics etc. through the work of the garden.