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Home & Garden courses available in Sydney’s Northern Beaches and Mosman area. Enrol online today.

Become a DIY superstar! Learn cake decorating from an award winning trainer, get sustainable and manage your own bee hive from the comfort of your garden or give your home a fresh look and a touch of your personal style with an interior design course. Why pay a professional when you can learn to do it yourself!

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Garden Design in Large and Small Spaces

Course Outline: Nowhere to relax or entertain outdoors? Is your outdoor area looking tired? Whether you have arid acreage, a barren balcony or a cluttered courtyard, you can transform it into a stylish sanctuary. Discover how to use space effectively and the concepts of good design. Recognize your soil type and determine how to choose appropriate plants and materials. Achieve a professional, cost-effective design with minimum effort. Comprehensive course notes are provided and... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Property Styling for Living or Selling

Course Outline If you are feeling overwhelmed by your house and its contents and just don’t know where to start or simply looking to update, replan and add value to your property, then this short workshop is for you. Styling your property is not about a full interior design project, but about making a difference to your home on a reasonable budget. Don’t become paralysed by the number of choices available in colour, furnishings or accessories – whether you are working with your... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Furniture Restoration and French Polishing

Course Outline: Students are asked to bring 1-3 small pieces of furniture to work on Students will learn how to assess the piece of furniture they have brought with them and to determine if the finish needs to be refurbished or removed and redone Students will be shown the possibilities of colour changes, what repairs to the surface are required and the type of finish best suited to the piece. Tutor will be providing step by step instructions on how to strip the piece without... [More]
$330 Limited inc GST / $297
Furniture Restoration and French Polishing

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<p>Students are asked to bring 1-3 small pieces of furniture to work on<br />

Students will learn how to assess the piece of

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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.   Program Introduction to the Course Soil Types and Potting Mix Composting, Worm Farms, Recycling, etc.. Herbs Vegetables Fruit Trees Crop Rotation... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $130.50
Organic Gardening

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<p>Whether you have a tiny balcony, garden or acreage, learn how to<br />

grow your own herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Find out

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Plant Propagation

Course Outline Why buy plants when you can propagate them? Take home at least 20 free plants from this workshop. Learn the many methods of propagating, 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. Plants and comprehensive notes are provided and bookings are essential. Course Program Introduction to the Workshop Sowing seeds... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $130.50
Plant Propagation

<h3 id="CourseOutline">Course Outline</h3><p>Why buy plants when you can propagate them? Take home at least 20 free plants from this workshop. Learn the many methods of propagating, including

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

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. Program ● Introduction to the Course ● Benefits of indoor plants in the home including air... [More]
$145 Limited inc GST / $130.50
Indoor Plants

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have a balanced diet but plants in our home and workplace not only improve air<

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Healthy Home

Course Outline Is your home making you sick? Do you have persistent headaches, unexplained respiratory symptoms, shortness of breath or sleep difficulties? Or experience fatigue, mood swings or joint pain? Our homes, sadly, are full of hidden hazards that are swarming all around us. musty smells mould condensation poor water supply dust mites chemicals, poisons; and more Given we spend ninety percent of our time indoors isn’t it time to pay attention and create a healthy, nurturing... [More]

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Bach Flower Essences

Finding it hard to balance your general health, well being and life's ongoing challenges? Feeling out of sorts? Or, do you just want to explore something new?  Join us to learn about the natural system of 38 flower essences, a simple system that helps restore emotional health and wellbeing to bring you a calm equilibrium, inner peace and harmony.  You may already know of Rescue Remedy, which is a mix of five Bach Flower Essences, available in main supermarkets, pharmacies and... [More]

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A Taste of Property Styling - Mosman Festival 2021

This short workshop provides a taste of our full course as part of the Mosman Festival 2021 Course Outline If you are feeling overwhelmed by your house and its contents and just don’t know where to start or simply looking to update, replan and add value to your property, then this is for you. Styling your property is not about a full interior design project, but about making a difference to your home on a reasonable budget. Don’t become paralysed by the number of choices available... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Moulded Shapes Candle Making Workshop

Course Outline: Join the latest craze of Moulded shape candles with fun shapes, various colours and amazing scents! Learn from the Master! Australia’s Candle chef™ Renna with over 30 years’ experience. Renna is passionate about sharing her knowledge and encouraging creativity and possibilities for all candle lovers. In this class you will learn the power and skills to create healthy, fragrant, and natural Moulded candles that will make you feel good, lighten up your mood and... [More]

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