This course will introduce learners to growing plants that look good in the ornamental garden in Spring and how to start a small vegetable garden.
This short course will enable students to identify plants for Spring interest in the garden, and provide details on how to provide good growing conditions for them.
Introductory course: An interest in gardening and willingness to discuss ideas with fellow students.
It would be useful to have an area of ground where you could practice horticulture, but not absolutely essential. You may like to have paper and pen for notes during the sessions.
Access to the Internet and use of a laptop or tablet and use of TEAMS. The ability to send an email and search for information on the internet. Be able to attend the online session each week.
Demonstrations. Interactive PowerPoint. Discussions. Research and reporting.
Participation in discussions. Report on own research. Completion of written questions.
Volunteering/ working as a gardener. Further CLIP course on Horticultural topics, Pruning and Planting. Other College horticultural courses.