1-Day How to Grow Organic Culinary Herbs

Learn To Grow Organic Herbs & Spices At Home
(100% Skills Future Credit Claimable)

Flowering Class

The Secrets Of Growing Organic Herbs & Spices

There seems to be a growing trend,  People are beginning to adopt ‘Organic LifeStyle’ direction and looking into natural Health more seriously.
Over the years,  we are seeing more and more people,  especially young career people,  signing up for our Growing Organic Herbs workshops.
Corporations are also starting to request for gardening workshops for their department staff.
Most Singaporeans know this,  it is not easy to grow anything somehow.  You may be one of them,  facing one or more of the following challenges:
  • How do I start? What kind of soil should I use?
  • I don’t have green fingers. I am a plant killer!
  • I am new to gardening, what is the easiest plant to grow?
  • I can’t find any good gardening advice. Everything I tried seems to fail.
  • I don’t even know how to use most herbs.
There are many more challenges in the garden,  most people usually give up.   Sometimes people would become desperate for a tip or two, yearning for basic advice on how to keep their plants alive.   Most people would need step-by-step guidance from an experienced Gardener who’s been there and done that.
Wouldn’t it be good if you could grow a flourishing organic garden with an endless supply of Nutritious Vegetables?

YES,  YOU CAN !       

With the simple practical tips from Gardens With Purpose,  you really can.   We have many success stories to share.

What You Will Learn

Start Growing Herbs & Spices With Confidence
  • Popular Culinary Herbs that are used in Singapore.
  • Different Culture & different Herbs & Spices used.
  • Choosing suitable Herbs that can grow well in Singapore’s climate.
  • 3 Steps to Green Fingers – Practical Tips to Growing Any Plant.
  • Sunlight & Water Requirement for growing Herbs.
  • How to prepare the ideal potting mix for growing Herbs.
  • Do’s and Don’ts and how to take good care of Herb Plants.
  • Examples of Incorrect placement of Herb Plants.
  • Growing Herbs without using toxic pesticides.
  • Organic Pesticides.
  • Organic Fertilizers.
  • Common problems and diseases of Herb Plants.
  • How to manage Common Diseases.
  • How to Start: Seeds Germinations & Cuttings.
  • Understanding the many Health Benefits of Herbs & Spice.
  • How to Use your fresh/dried Organic Herbs for maximum benefits.
  • Herbs that can replace Sugar.
  • Good Herbs for Skin & Hair.
  • Herbs that can help remove Toxin from our bodies.
  • Other Interesting Herbal Plants:  Roselle, Moringa & Tarragon.
  • Growing Bentong Ginger & Turmeric Organically.
  • Harvesting, Drying & Storing fresh Herbs.

Course Objectives

This 1-Day hands-on workshop will get you started on Growing Herbs rather quickly.   No prior gardening experience needed.  Trainer will share the 3 Easy Steps to acquiring Green Fingers.    Additionally, participants will also be taught rare skills on using Organic Methods.
Beside learning how to grow herb plants, trainer will also share the herbal benefits of several popular herbs used in local cuisines.  Participants will be taught on how to properly use herbs for maximum benefits.
This workshop is ideal for people who yearns to go into Organic Food production industries.    Workers from the Community Gardens, Garden Nurseries, Landscape Companies, Health industries, Facility Management, Condominiums, VWOs and Restaurants will find this workshop very useful.
Anyone who has interest in working with Soil Gardening and Organic Foods will find this workshop a very useful jumpstart.  All Professionals and un-employed who wish to catch up with the forthcoming Organic Trends, may want to consider acquiring this new skill in order to expand their new career opportunities.

Hands On Activities

This is a HANDS-ON Organic Workshop which means you WILL be getting your hands dirty. Learn step-by-step first hand the actual methods used by Professional Gardeners.
Some of our Hands-On Activities:
  • Propagating Herbs (Multiply by Cut & Paste)
  • Germination From Seeds
  • Re-Potting Herb Plants

“Everyone who wants to try gardening but keep failing should attend. It really makes things clearer and easier!” – Dawn (Teacher)

“I will like to recommend Herb course to all gardening and plant lovers” – Cheng Kee Geok (Librarian)

“Joanne is an excellent trainer. Very passionate and has imparted good tips. Very friendly and approachable.” – Ms. Mani (Participant from NLB)

“Will recommend this course to my colleagues and friends” – Hay Chay Seam (Teacher)

“I gained a lot of knowledge today. The class was fun and herbs are so beneficial to our health.” – participant at NUS Staff Club

“I’ve always wanted to grow herbs at home, today I get to learn on how to do so and bring pots home too! Thank you!” – participant at Bukit Panjang CC

For Whom?

This Workshop is for the following people:
  • People who find it difficult to grow and maintain their Herb garden
  • People who want to grow a Herb and Spice garden
  • People who are an advocate for continual learning & practicing
  • Potential Entrepreneurs
  • Health conscious people who believe in eating right
  • Nature lovers who wish to get back to nature
  • Passionate Gardeners who wish to become a Herbalist
This Workshop is NOT for the following people:
  • People who doesn’t like getting their hands dirty
  • People who does not have an open mind in learning because they already “know it all”.
  • People who are not prepared to do any work
  • People who lacks patience in gardening
  • People who does not take action

Details & Fees

**Please notes that Venue are Subject to Changes.

26 Oct 2019, Saturday @ GWP Farm
31 Oct 2019, Thursday @ GWP Farm
Time: 9:30am to 5pm
Workshop Venues:
**Please check ticket name for actual venue.
a) GWP Gardens With Purpose Farm/Office
1 Bah Soon Pah Road, (Plot A18), Singapore 769959
Near Khatib MRT
b) World Farm Singapore
15 Bah Soon Pah Road, Singapore 769962
(Near Khatib MRT)

Fee :       **S$230 per Person

*Standard Single Ticket price. Special Offers available below!
Materials, Notes, Packed Lunch & Transport From Khatib MRT Station (for Gardens With Purpose Farm OR World Farm); Transport from Choa Chu Kang MRT Station (for Toh Orchids) will be provided.
*This Workshop Is 100% Skills Future Credit Claimable

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SkillsFuture Credit Usage Information

This workshop is SkillsFuture Credit claimable!

The course code for “1 Day How To Grow Organic Culinary Herbs  Workshop” is CRS-N-0050235.

Details below:

  • Using your SkillsFuture Credit:
    • Before you submit a claim, you must have already completed course registration through our website.
    • You can claim up to the full course fee if you have enough credit balance in your SkillsFuture credit account.
    • Login to SkillsFuture Credit
    • More help and information on using your SkillsFuture Credit
    • IMPORTANT! Claim submission period:  Claim must be made before the course start date. Please submit immediately after course registration to allow for processing time.

All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website (www.skillsfuture.sg/credit) to choose from the courses available on the SkillsFuture Credit course directory

*100% Skills Future Credit Claimable for Participants who meet the following criteria,
–  Singaporean Age 25 and above
–  Have sufficient Skills Future Credit

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