The students learn through practical lessons how to grow plants, fruit and vegetables and experience the garden in a sensory way; the weather, plants, soils, fragrance, touch, colour, sound, and taste. They taste the fruits of their labours by growing, maintaining and then harvesting fruit and vegetables grown organically for use in food technology. They learn the benefits of gardening through physical work and routines while learning to work in a safe and secure environment and begin to understand basic horticultural science (how and why plants live and die or survive and thrive) and horticultural terms.