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Urban Farm School 2nd Edition - Organic Herbs and Vegetable From Small Space

4 Weeks Course (Thursday Evening)
Description

Can I grow herbs on a shady balcony? How do I harvest my herbs? Will my vegetable grow again? What kind of soil should I use? What’s the difference between soil and compost? Starting an edible garden and growing new plants inevitably raise a multitude of questions.


We have heard you and in this edition of the Urban Farm School, we have tailored the course for the novice grower with little or no experience in growing edibles . We will take you through the basics of how to select pots and soil, and how to build resilience in your small space edible garden. After the 4-week course, you will be equipped with the knowledge to get your edible garden started the right way.


Course One — Understanding your growing environment

Date & Time : 16 July (Thursday) @ 7pm

Duration : 2 hours + 10 minutes break

  • · Why grow your own?
  • · The law and social responsibility
  • · Microclimates
  • · Wind
  • · Heat
  • · Sunlight
  • · Rain/Water
  • · Soil
  • · Identify what kind of herbs or vegetable can be grown based on the above condition
Take Home with : An EGC plant list which display the common herbs or vegetables can tolerate partial shade and the plants that prefer partial shade

Course break : Herb drinks and herbs canapés will be provided (donation welcomed)


Course Two — Growing edible plants in containers

Date & Time : 23 July (Thursday) @ 7pm

Duration : 2 hours + 10 minutes break

  • · Types and selection of containers – correct pot for the correct plant
  • · Permaculture in a pot - understanding the relationship between soil,compost, fertilisers and mulching
  • · Drainage – methods and techniques
  • · How to sow seeds
  • · Correct techniques for stem propagation
  • · Transplanting your plant

Take Home with : 2 pots of herbs after the hands-on seed sowing and stem cutting of your favourite herbs.

Course break : Herb drinks and herbs canapés will be provided (donation welcomed)


Course Three — Plant care and maintenance

Date & Time : 30 July (Thursday) @ 7pm

Duration : 2 hours + 10 minutes break

  • · Developing a maintenance routine
  • · Observing your plants
  • · Watering – frequency and volume
  • · Fertilising – organic vs non-organic
  • · Organic fertiliser recipes
  • · Mulching
  • · Harvesting and seed saving

Take Home with : 2 types of sample fertilisers and 1 mulching materials for your garden

Course break : Herb drinks and herbs canapés will be provided (donation welcomed)


Course Four — Pests and disease management in your edible garden

Date & Time : 06 August (Thursday) @ 7pm

Duration : 2 hours + 10 minutes break

  • · What are pests and what are not
  • · Common pests and plant diseases found in Singapore
  • · Pests and disease management – a natural approach
  • · Organic pesticide formulas

Take Home with : Organic pesticide formula and a thank you vegetable seeds pack
Course break : Herb drinks and herbs canapés will be provided (donation welcomed)


RSVP with Discount Code " EARLY5 " 5 days before the event date to enjoy SGD5.00 off for each individual course!


Event Timeline
Thu Jul 16, 2015
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM SGT
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Venue
Edible Garden City HQ
Tickets
16 July (Thursday) $45.00
23 July (Thursday) $45.00
30 July (Thursday) $45.00
06 August (Thursday) $45.00
4 Weeks Course (Thursdays) $150.00
Venue Address
107 Rowell road Singapore
Directions
Nearest MRT - Farrer Park
Organizer
NÓNG by Edible Garden City
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