Grow Your Own Food WEA Sydney

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Available Classes

Whether you have a tiny balcony, garden or acreage, learn how to grow your own herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Find out about different methods of recycling, including composting and worm farms. Discover crop rotation, companion planting and how to get rid of pests, diseases and weeds, without using any chemicals. Comprehensive notes are provided.


  • Face-to-Face


  • Soil Types and Potting Mix
  • Composting, Worm Farms, Recycling
  • Herbs, Vegetables, Fruit Trees
  • Crop Rotation
  • Companion Planting, Moon Planting
  • Biological Pest Control, Organic Pest and Disease Control
  • Origins of Organics
  • Chemicals and Cancer


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

  1. Identify and improve different soil types and potting mixes
  2. Explore various methods of recycling - composting, worm farms, Bokashi Bucket, etc.
  3. Successfully grow herbs, vegetables and fruit trees
  4. Understand the reasons for crop rotation and companion planting
  5. Use organic methods to control pests, diseases and weeds
  6. Investigate the health, nutrition and taste benefits of growing your own food without using chemicals, both for humans and the ecosystem

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