Gardening for Beginners WEA Sydney

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Available Classes

$140 Limited inc GST / $126

Gardening for Beginners

<p>From the ground up, learn the basic skills of good gardening. Discover what type of soil you have, which potting mix you need, which plants are suitable for certain areas and how to maintain them

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From the ground up, learn the basic skills of good gardening. Discover what type of soil you have, which potting mix you need, which plants are suitable for certain areas and how to maintain them with the minimum of effort.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The Living Plant
  • Soil - types, analysis, soil testing, improvement
  • Potting mixes, fertilizers
  • Plants for sun, shade, dry, wet, privacy, fragrance, allergies
  • Maintenance - watering, fertilizing, pruning, staking
  • Pest and disease control

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify plant requirements, analyse different soil types and choose suitable containers and potting mixes
  2. Recognise preferred plant locations
  3. Implement correct watering, pruning, staking and fertilizing practices
  4. Control pests and diseases without chemicals

Judith Sleijpen

Cert III Hort (Dis)
Judith Sleijpen graduated from Ryde School of Horticulture with distinction in Urban Horticulture and gained experience in the retail nursery industry for several years. She now conducts her...

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