Organic Gardening - Northern Beaches Community College

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Organic Gardening

Course Outline:

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.

Introduction to the Course
Soil Types and Potting Mix
Composting, Worm Farms, Recycling, etc..
Fruit Trees
Crop Rotation
Companion Planting
Moon Planting
Biological Pest Control
Organic Pest and Disease Control
Origins of Organics
Chemicals and Cancer
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.

$129 Limited inc GST / $116.10
Organic Gardening

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Contact us

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William Street,
Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113