Small Space Gardening

Ref: C2337528

This course is for those wanting to experiment, cheer up a small space or yard and have fun with the doing and the results. Cheap and cheerful are our watchwords. We will recycle household goods, create our own compost and design our own garden.

Course aim

This course is for those wanting to experiment, cheer up a small space or yard and have fun with the doing and the results. Cheap and cheerful are our watchwords.

Who is the course for?

What topics will this course cover

Preparing the ground Design ideas Saving money - what can we use? Time and space planting Seeds and seedlings Mix and match

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

Design a basic small space garden Apply imagination to save time, space and money Recycle household products Work cooperatively with a friends network Plant seeds, seedlings and plants

How will I know I'm making progress?

Discussion, Question and answer, observation, trial and error

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Warm, loose, OLD clothes and shoes or willies. Household containers, old pots. Imagination and willingness to experiment.

Reading and information sources

No.

What could the course lead to?

'Proper' gardening courses or groups, books, TV and radio.

Download full course outline

Small Space Gardening Course Outline

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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