Course Description

Gardening – How to Garden Successfully for the Everyday Gardener

Waterford College of Further Education

Intermediate level

Over this 10 week course we will cover all aspects of gardening from the garden that you have, to the garden you want to have. How to develop the practical skills needed to achieve this. Show how to use the different tools and techniques that can be used to help you achieve the garden that you want.

Learn about the soil, to the site, with advice on choosing good plants and how to look after them. You will learn the skills needed to be a good gardener, which should help you to achieve the garden that you dream of.

We will cover all different types from an indoor container garden to a large outdoor garden.

Course Content

• Learn to get to know your garden
• Tools and Techniques to help you improve your gardening skills.
• Wildlife Gardening.
• Lawns and Gravel Gardens.
• Caring for Fruit and Vegetables.
• Know the different garden pests and diseases and the natural ways to deal with pests and diseases.
• Learn to divide and prune shrubs and trees.
• How to care for Hedges, Climbers and Roses.
• Keeping plants healthy in the different types of soil.
• The different ways to build a rock garden and a water garden.
• Easy care indoor and container gardening.
• Adding interest and focal points, using colour in the garden.

College Name Waterford College of Further Education
Course Category Gardening, Home & Garden
Course Location Waterford City, Waterford, Ireland
Course Start Date 2nd October 2017
Course End Date 11th December 2017
Course Fee €150
Course Duration 10 weeks
Course Times Monday Evenings 7pm – 9pm
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Course Provider

Waterford College of Further Education

051 870136
Admissions Office, Waterford city Ireland, Waterford, Republic of Ireland

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