Introduction to horticulture – 9 session course

 
When:
May 4, 2019 @ 09:30 – 15:00
2019-05-04T09:30:00+10:00
2019-05-04T15:00:00+10:00
Where:
Edendale Community Environment Farm
30 Gastons Rd
Eltham VIC 3095
Australia
Cost:
$99 for all 9 sessions ($42 concession)
Contact:
Living & Learning Nillumbik
9433 3744

Every Saturday for 9 weeks. Book by phone (9433 3744).

This 9-week hands-on course is ideal for people considering a career in horticulture. No prior experience is necessary.

Working as a team with fellow participants, you will gain a broad overview and practical, hands-on experience such topics as:

  • Introduction to plant recognition.
  • Propagation.
  • Planting.
  • Soil properties.
  • Environmentally sustainable work practices.
  • Career pathways/further study in the horticulture industry.

You will spend a lot of time outdoors (getting your hands dirty!), along with some time in the classroom learning basic theory and exploring study pathways.

The course will be run by Justin Calverley, a horticultural expert with twenty years’ experience. Inter alia, Justin is a lead trainer in adult education at CERES.

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