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NorthTec Organic Gardening Courses


Mon 22 Feb 2016, 9:00am–2:30pm
Thu 3 Mar 2016, 9:00am–2:30pm

Where: Sanders Reserve, 142-178 Sanders Road, Albany, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: Ruth Wood

Are you concerned about what is in your fresh fruit and vegetables from the Supermarket?
Do you want to know how to grow your own without chemical fertilisers and sprays?
Do you want to know when to plant to get the best results?

If the answer is Yes , then I have two courses available:

1. Horticulture Level 3 NZQA (30 weeks)
When: Thursday and FRiday with a flexible Wednesday for work experience. Time: 9.00-2.30pm
Start: Thursday 3 March 2016 Finish: November 2016
Topics: plant propagation,composting, weed identification and control, monitoring and interpreting the weather,
grafting and budding, pests and diseases, permaculture and Growsafe certification and more.

2. Sustainable Rural Development Level 2 (17 weeks)
When: Monday and Tuesday Time: 9.00-2.30pm
Start: Monday 22 February 2016 Finish: June 2016
Topics: Select and save seeds, gardening in raised beds, small concreting tasks and a home project.

You will learn all the necessary gardening skills as well as the specific topics.
The classes are free, fun and social; with plenty of interesting field trips.

The venue is Sanders House in Sanders Reserve in Paremoremo, about 8kms out of Albany.

Student loans are available for these courses.

If you are interested, want to know more or want to enrol:

Contact Ruth Wood.
Ph. 021 155 3940 or 412 8153

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