Working with Schools/Colleges

“All my articles and videos, available free, are funded by my  teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Please help by spreading the word and forwarding this link to your friends and colleagues. http://nurturing-nature.co.uk  Thank you” George Pilkington Nurturing Nature working with children from Liverpool As one of its objectives, NADFAS aims to inspire young […]

“All my articles and videos, available free, are funded by my  teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Please help by spreading the word and forwarding this link to your friends and colleagues. http://nurturing-nature.co.uk  Thank you” George Pilkington “Red Watch Manager, Ian Holloway, along with the team of Firemen he leads at Speke Fire station, […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. “Hi ,  I’m Walter the Worm and a member of the Waste Buster gang. I used to live in a garden compost heap. I lived here all my life, from egg, to baby worm, teenager, adult and […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Several years ago, whilst working for Warrington Collegiate Institute and later Mysercough College, as a gardening tutor, I was seconded to the Walton Lea Project, a project that provided supported employment training for adults with learning […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Learning outdoors, enables school children to explore the outside world and learn by discovering a whole new world. Exciting, engaging hands on experiences can be inspirational to all. It allows children to investigate and enquire, to […]

Banks Road School now has its very own ‘Worm Hotel’, supplied by Garston Rotters Community Composting. George Pilkington, an expert on worms, came into school last year to teach Year 4 how to look after them. The children will have to keep the worms fed and watered and in return, the worms will provide us […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Children from Year 3 have been taking part in the “Little Dibbers” project run by the local community organisation Arch and overseen by George Pilkington of Nurturing Nature Once a week, they visit the local allotments […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. A bumblebee’s life cycle video aimed at children, that also gets the message across to us adults! It explains the complete bumblebee life cycle and is a nice animated overview of a complex issue. Although, in reality […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Primary schools in climate change triumph 2:30pm Wednesday 1st June 2011 I was delighted to be asked by Warrington Borough Council to give a talk about worm composting to pupils from Bewsey Lodge Primary School and […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. With the grateful help of volunteers, teachers, staff and funds provided by the Arch Garston, together we are teaching groups of children from Holy Trinity Catholic School and Banks Road Primary School, Garston, Liverpool. They learn […]