Organic Gardening Course (Sydney)

Organic Gardening Course

Learn to create a vibrant, healthy garden with our Gardening & Horticulture courses in Sydney.

Make your garden more productive with our Gardening & Horticulture courses in Sydney.

Slash your fresh food bill! Grow and enjoy the taste and goodness of your own organic herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Master the skill of composting, worm farming and other methods of recycling. Discover the benefits of crop rotation, companion planting and moon planting. Learn how to eliminate weeds and the use of chemicals. Comprehensive notes are provided.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this organic gardening course you should be able to:

  • Identify the benefits of organic food.
  • Analyse and remediate different soil types/potting mixes.
  • Implement various methods of recycling.
  • Grow organic produce.
  • Apply crop rotation, moon planting and companion planting.
  • Use organic and biological controls for pests and diseases.

Course Content

The following content will be covered in this organic gardening course:

Introduction

  • What is organic gardening?

Benefits

  • Nutrition
  • Taste
  • Cultivation control
  • Bee security
  • Environment
  • Satisfaction

Soil Types and Remediation

  • Sand
  • Loam
  • Clay
  • pH

Potting Mix

  • Safety
  • Types
  • Application

Mulch

  • Types
  • Organic
  • Inorganic
  • Application
  • Benefits

Recycling

  • Compost
  • Worm farm
  • Bokashi Bucket
  • Compost Cannon
  • Composta
  • Benefits

Herbs

  • Culinary
  • Medicinal
  • Pest control
  • Benefits

Vegetables

  • Ten for large and small gardens

Fruit Trees

  • Citrus
  • Fruit trees for large and small gardens

Crop Rotation

  • Reasons
  • Program
  • Benefits

Companion Planting

  • Reasons
  • List provided
  • Benefits

Moon Planting

  • Reasons
  • Benefits
  • Discussion

Biological Pest Control

  • Natural predators
  • Suppliers

Organic Pest and Disease Control

  • Products
  • Benefits

Genetic Engineering

  • Research
  • Discussion

Chemicals/Cancer

  • Research
  • Discussion

Conclusion

  • Course review

Intended Audience

This organic gardening course would appeal to anyone interested in using organic principles to promote a healthy lifestyle and environment.

Delivery Style

This organic gardening course is conducted in an interactive classroom environment. Organic principles are discussed and demonstrated. Herb, vegetable and fruit varieties are presented and comprehensive notes are provided.

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