Indoor Plants - Northern Beaches Community College

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Indoor Plants

Course Outline:

Plants improve our health. We might exercise regularly and
have a balanced diet but plants in our home and workplace not only improve air
quality but also have a positive psychological effect. Discover how to choose,
grow and maintain the most suitable indoor plants for your location, to add
appeal to the environment, reduce stress and increase your sense of well-being.

● Introduction to the Course
● Benefits of indoor plants in the home including air purification, restful sleep
● Benefits of indoor plants in the workplace including improved productivity, noise
● Indoor plant types - upright, trailing, compact, architectural, etc
● Foliage plants
● Flowering plants
● Location in the home - entrance, kitchen, bathroom, living room, etc
● Location in the workplace - foyer, partition, desk, etc
● Filling the space
● Grouping
● Decorating
● Poisonous plants
● Containers, potting mix, mulch, etc
● Bottle gardens and terraria
● Maintenance - watering, fertilising, pruning, etc
● 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

Comprehensive notes are provided and places are limited.

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.

$145 Limited inc GST / $130.50
Indoor Plants

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