Growing Plants in Urban Areas

Course summary

Join us for a practical introduction to urban gardening as part of the National Sustainable Living Festival 2021. This season learn how to start a garden from scratch suitable for any space, including teeny tiny apartment living. Suitable for beginners wanting to turn their brown thumbs green.

This course is fully booked. Please email to go on the waitlist next time

What you will learn

  • principles of horticulture and permaculture
  • how to grow from seeds, seedlings and cuttings
  • different soil composition
  • composting methods
  • types of irrigation
  • pest control
  • seasonal planting

About the tutor

Ariel de Ramos is the co-founder of  Vegetawall, a small business focussed on urban gardening in small spaces. Their home vertical garden system attracted attention from their friends and family and so they began teaching the technique in an easy workshop format. Ariel and Liz focus on making gardening possible for renters, people without a lot of space for a garden, and those with mobility or physical restrictions who want to avoid bending while gardening.

Course cost

COST: $105.00

Class availability: 0 PLACES REMAINING

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