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Learn how you can safely turn almost any space into a garden, with this fantastic online "Urban Food Gardening Diploma Course" from Centre of Excellence.
All for just 29€, check out what's included!
You will explore when and where to grow particular crops, planting techniques, and the benefits of using compost. You’ll be guided through the techniques used to create window gardens, vertical gardens, and food forests, and how to use hydroponics, guerrilla gardening and more.
You’ll discover the steps to take if you want to join or start a community garden and look through real case studies of successful projects.
Most of all, the course aims to inspire and inform you about the transformative potential of urban food gardening.
In the course you will:
Module 1: Introduction to Urban Food Gardening
Part 1: What is Urban Food Gardening?
Part 2: The Benefits of Urban Food Gardening
Part 3: The History of Urban Food Gardening
Module 1 Assessment
Module 2: Getting Started
Part 1: What to Grow and When
Part 2: Crops for Different Conditions - Shaded Areas
Part 3: Low Maintenance, Low Water Consumption and Space-Saving Crops
Part 4: Planting Techniques
Module 2 Assessment
Module 3: Planning for Urban Food Gardening
Part 1: Health and Safety
Part 2: Safe Practices
Part 3: Pest Control
Part 4: Plant Diseases
Module 3 Assessment
Module 4: Window Gardens and Raised Beds
Part 1: Window Gardens
Part 2: How to Set Up a Window Garden
Part 3: Raised Beds
Part 4: How to Make Raised Beds
Module 4 Assessment
Module 5: Vertical Gardening, Food Forests and Rooftop Farming
Part 1: Vertical Gardening
Part 2: Food Forests
Part 3: How to Create a Food Forest
Part 4: Rooftop Farming
Module 5 Assessment
Module 6: Hydroponics
Part 1: What is Hydroponic Gardening?
Part 2: Types of Hydroponic Systems
Part 3: How to Set Up and Maintain a Hydroponic Garden
Part 4: Static Solution Culture Tutorial
Module 6 Assessment
Module 7: Guerrilla Gardening, Community Projects and Urban Farms
Part 1: Guerrilla Gardening
Part 2: How to Start Guerrilla Gardening
Part 3: Community Projects
Part 4: Urban Farms and Building-Integrated Agriculture
Module 7 Assessment
Module 8: How to Set Up a Community Gardening Project
Part 1: How to Join an Existing Community Gardening Project
Part 2: How to Start a New Community Gardening Project
Part 3: Networking and Finding Volunteers
Module 8 Assessment
Module 9: Environmental and Human Impact of Urban Food Gardening
Part 1: Environmental Impact
Part 2: Human Impact
Module 9 Assessment
Module 10: Urban Food Gardening Case Studies
Part 1: Incredible Edible
Part 2: Ron Finlay and L.A. Green Grounds
Part 3: Spitalfields City Farm
Module 10 Assessment
Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).
The Quality Licence Scheme is a leading national Awarding Organisation. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
This course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme.
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