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Australian Native Plants

Course Outline:

Learn how to identify them, how they have adapted to our environment and why they’re the 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 and places are limited.

Program:

Introduction to the Course
Origins of Australian Native Plants
Identification
Adaptations
Sun/Shade
Coastal/Frost Tolerant
Bird Attracting
Screening
Fragrant Flowers/Aromatic Foliage
Fire Retardant
Edible
Special Features
Cultivation in Suburban Gardens and Balconies
Pest and Disease Control
Course Review

This is an interactive classroom with plenty of time for all questions to be answered.

What to Bring:

Notepad & Pen

About the Tutor:

Judith Sleijpen graduated from Ryde School of Horticulture with distinction in Urban Horticulture and gained experience in the retail nursery industry for several years. As a Member of the Horticultural Media Association, Judith writes a monthly gardening column for “Peninsula Living” and has also published articles in “Landscape Contractor and Manager”, “Better Homes and Gardens”, ”Gardens and Outdoor Living” and “The Garden Gurus”.Passionate about plants, gardens and bees, she is a Member of the Australian Institute of Horticulture, a former Committee Member of the Sydney Executive Committee of Open Gardens Australia and a former member of the Speakers’ Bureau of the Royal Botanic Gardens. Apart from conducting her garden design and horticultural consultancy business, “Gardens, Balconies and Beyond”, Judith is a tour leader for the David Jones Flower Show and judges garden competitions in Ryde, Camden, Campbelltown, Bayside and Randwick.

$129 Limited inc GST / $116.10
Australian Native Plants

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Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 4.00pm, Tues and Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113