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Making the Move to Organic Growing an Introduction

Solihull College and University Centre
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Professional Training
6 weeks
86 GBP
Solihull
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Solihull
86 GBP
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Making the Move to Organic Growing an Introduction:

This is an excellent first course should you wish to develop and broaden your knowledge of horticulture and conservation in the future for career or employment purposes. It provides you all you need to know about the development of the organic movement; explains the basic principles of organic gardening; shows you the ways to look after and feed the soil without the use of artificial fertilisers, pesticides or chemicals. It will help support local wildlife and offer practical suggestions on how you can make attractive natural habitats. It will also help you make the right choices when shopping for plants and seeds, pots.

Course content will be as follows: Week 1 - know the basic principles and methods of organic gardening; Week 2 - learn ways to improve soil fertility; Week 3 - make your own compost; Week 4 - deal with weeds, pests and disease; Week 5 - choose suitable fruit, vegetables and herbs and Week 6 - learn more about environmental conservation. On completion, you will receive Certificate of attendance – Introduction to Organic Gardening.

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Certificate of Attendance

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Solihull College & University Centre

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Solihull College and University Centre

Blossomfield Road
B91 1SB Solihull

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