Urban schools teach children about gardening more than rural counterparts

The Telegraph reports that urban schools make more of an effort to teach pupils about gardening than their rural counterparts.

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has said this is because children in cities are less likely to have green space at home, so schools make more of an effort.

In 2019 for the first time, every category in the RHS School Gardeners of the Year competition was won by an urban school, as teachers planted vegetables in enterprising places such as on the roof and pushing raised beds onto concrete playgrounds.

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