Course overview

This is a 5-week course that will introduce you to gardening. In particular how to grow your own sustainable garden. You will work in the venues own garden to help create a garden that could support the local community and the community could be involved in. You don’t have to know anything about gardening as we have our very own tutor who is highly experienced in everything green. She will support you to create a garden from scratch, learning when to plant, what to plant for fresh family food and to make your garden look beautiful all year round.

Course description

This course is for anyone in the local community to enrol onto. The course is aimed at beginners, but if you feel you have green finger and would like to offer your support please enrol. As this garden is for the local community and a way to bring the community together.

You will learn how to create a garden from scratch, using the best of what the garden has to offer, learning what food could be planted to help save on shopping. Learn when to plant particular seeds and how to nurture them throughout the year. You will also learn how to make your garden look beautiful, whether you like the wildflower look or pretty coloured flowers in a row, you will experience it all during this course.

Everything you learn with be about sustainability, learning great gardening practices that cause no harm to the earth and its inhabitants whilst being able to enhance it. You will also learn how to use recycle materials to keep the cost of your garden low.

If after this course finishes you feel you need more support with the garden, we will be happy to continue this course again, until you all feel you are happy to maintain and protect the garden as a community.

What financial support is available?

We don't want anything to stand in your way when it comes to bringing Adult learning within reach so if you need anything to support you to achieve your goals then speak to one of our education experts during your enrolment journey. Most of our courses are government funded but if you don't qualify or need alternative financial help to access them then let us know.

What other support is available?

All of our digital content, teaching and learning activities and assessments are designed to be accessible so if you need any additional support you can discuss this with the education experts during your enrolment journey and we will do all we can to make sure you have optimal access.

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