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Hobbies and interests can be so much more than a way to fill time. They can become true passions and introduce you to people, ideas and projects you may never have thought of.

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Australian Native Plants

It’s hardly surprising Australian native plants have become so popular. Learn how to identify them, how they’ve adapted to our environment and why they’re perfect, low maintenance plants for sun or shade, to create privacy, attract birds, provide fragrance, act as fire retardants and even eat! Comprehensive course notes are provided. COURSE OUTLINE... [More]

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Beekeeping: Harvest Your Own Honey!

Everything you need to know about bees, the equipment needed and how much honey you can expect. It’s easy to have a hive and let the bees do most of the work for you Find out what products you can make from beeswax, such as candles and soap. Honey tasting and comprehensive notes provided. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney.... [More]

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Winter Crochet for Beginners

Crochet is one of the oldest crafts in the world and is today labeled as the new ‘Mental Yoga’. Research shows there are many health and wellbeing benefits to repetitive crafts like crochet. Experience the joy of crafting yourself something uniquely yours. Challenge yourself to use all 10 fingers at once and relax into a mindful, rhythmic activity... [More]

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Create and Enjoy Your Own Bonsai

Discover its history and find out which plants are most suitable and how to maintain them. Learn which types of containers, soil, materials and equipment are preferable; and how to prune, shape, style and display them. Comprehensive notes are provided. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they... [More]

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Garden Design for Large and Small Spaces

Do you have a balcony, courtyard, patio or deck? Having a small outdoor space doesn’t mean that it can’t be comfortable and stylish or you have to forego the pleasure of gardening. Find out how to choose and easily maintain the most suitable plants and containers and control any pests and diseases. Comprehensive course notes are provided. COURSE... [More]

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Successful Water-wise Gardening

Whether you have a large block of land or a small balcony, learn how to choose “the right plant for the right place”. Discover what type of soil you have and how you may need to improve it. Find out which are the best containers and potting mixes. With all the tips and hints provided in this course, you’ll be able to maintain your plants with the... [More]

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Organic Gardening

Whether you have the tiniest balcony or a half-acre block, you can grow and enjoy the taste and goodness of your own organic herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Master the art of composting, worm farming and other methods of recycling. Find out about crop rotation, companion planting and moon planting. Learn how to reduce the incidence of weeds and... [More]

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Plant Propagation

Why buy plants when you can propagate them? Take home at least 10 free plants from this course. Learn the many methods of propagation, including cuttings, division, layering, grafting and more. Grow your own perennials, shrubs and trees, including fuchsias, frangipanis, hydrangeas, lavenders, roses, camellias, orchids, maples and more.... [More]

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