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Foodie pupils show bottle.

A SCHOOL'S new greenhouse is truly green in concept.

Pupils from Damson dam·son  
n. In both senses also called bullace, damson plum.
1. A Eurasian plum tree (Prunus insititia) cultivated since ancient times for its edible fruit.

2.
 Wood Infants in Solihull collected hundreds of two-litre plastic bottles to help make the innovative construction and give themselves a place to learn about and enjoy organic, homegrown food.

The bottles were threaded onto bamboo canes then fixed to a wooden frame. The greenhouse is being used to grow tomatoes.

Damson Wood is recognised as a national leader on food education by the Food for Life Partnership, which is made up of The Soil Association, Garden Organic, the Health Education Trust and the Focus on Food Campaign.

Head teacher Marilyn Phipps said: "Our organic growing area is a great opportunity for our children to learn about food."

CAPTION(S):

Harvest time Noun 1. harvest time - the season for gathering crops
harvest

farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
: Damson Wood Infants pupils (from left) Josh Jones, Jack Shaw, Holly Capper cap·per  
n.
1. One that caps or makes caps.

2. Informal Something that surpasses or completes what has gone before; a finishing touch or finale.

3.
 and Aimee Rowland.
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Date:Oct 15, 2009
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