Advanced Organic Gardening Workshop

1-Day Advanced Techniques Workshop on Growing Organically at Home

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Flowering Class

Advanced Techniques of Organic Gardening

Hello, fellow Gardeners! You probably already have lots of gardening experience and having an Edible Organic Garden of your own. You’ve probably also harvested and had a taste of wonderful home-grown produce. Good work so far !   Now it’s time to take your skill to the next level !
Now you’re wondering what goes on beneath the surface, and more:
  • What makes it all work? What’s actually in the soil that help plants to grow better ?
  • I want to protect my plants from serious pests and diseases. What weapons do I have at my disposal ?
  • How to make your own Soil Probiotics & explore various kinds of Composting (only those suitable for Urban Singapore)
  • To learn various kinds of propagation techniques with Hands-On practice
Good news! There’s no need to endure years of trial-and-error because we’ve compiled a good summary of advance techniques and important practical tips to share with you in our Advanced Organic Gardening Workshop. Details below!

What You Will Learn

Background Theory & Discussions

  • Soil Microbiology
  • Ideal Soil Environment for healthy Plant Growth
  • How to increase Effective Micro-Organism Population
  • Trace Minerals & Mineral-Rich Soil
  • Composting
  • How to Make Soil Probiotics
  • Uses & Benefits of Good Microbes
  • How to compost Food & Garden Waste
  • Do’s and Don’ts of Composting
  • How to have MORE FRUITS,  Sweeter Fruits

Photo by: Wikipedia user “Mayurai~enwiki”

  • Organic Disease and Pest Control
  • Common Plant Diseases in our Hot Climate
  • Symptoms of Mineral Deficient plants
  • Treating Mineral-Deficient Plants
  • Symptoms of Plants having Fungal Attacks
  • Treating Fungal Problems
  • Common Pests & Organic Pest-Management Methods
  • Managing Pest Attacks Organically:
    • Fruit Flies, Ants, White Flies, Mites, Termites, etc
  • Propagation Techniques
  • Cutting, Air-Layering/Marcotting & Grafting
  • Creative Uses, Short-Cuts & Application of Grafting Techniques

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.
Our Hands-On Activities:
  • Preparing Soil Probiotics
  • Idea Soil Mixture
  • Cutting & Transplanting
  • Air-Layering & Grafting

Photo by: Iacopo Lorenzini


What Do People Say About Us?


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

“Joanne is knowledgeable, humble and down to earth. I enjoyed every minute of the workshop and am inspired by her example. I would recommend the course to anyone.” – Loh Lih Woon (Workshop Participant)

“Joanne is very knowledgeable & passionate in what she do. She shares her knowledge unselfishly & I learnt alot from her & benefited from this workshop. Thanks!” – Jana Ng (Workshop Participant)

“Thanks to Gardens With Purpose, I am now enjoying an edible garden in my own front patio! Look how well my vegetables are growing! Looking forward to growing more organic vegetables and providing for my family continuous fresh supply.” – Sherryl Lim 

“Good workshops! Trainer(s) dont hold back in sharing knowledge and tips” – Alfred Lee

For Whom?

This Workshop is for the following people:
  • Passionate Gardeners who wish to acquire more in-depth, advanced knowledge about Organic Gardening Techniques
  • Potential Entrepreneurs looking into Commercial Organic Farming
  • People who want to expand their own Organic Edible Garden
  • People who are an advocate for continual learning & practicing
  • People who believe in eating right
  • Nature lovers who wish to get back to nature
This Workshop is NOT for the following people:
  • People who do not take action to pursue their dreams
  • People who do not have an open mind in learning because they already “know it all”.
  • People who lack patience in gardening
  • People who are afraid of getting their hands dirty

Details & Fees

**Please note that Venue are Subject to Changes.
Date:
20 Jul Sat  or  24 Aug Sat
Time: 9:30am to 5pm
Workshop Venues:
Toh Orchids
84 Sungei Tengah Rd, Singapore 698986
Sungei Tengah Agrotechnology Park
(Nearest MRT is Choa Chu Kang MRT)
Fee :       **S$360 per pax
*This Workshop Is 100% Skills Future Credit Claimable

Bonus!!


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Double the learning, and DOUBLE THE FUN~
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