TAFE NSW offer free ‘grow your own’ gardening course

Learn how to bring on a crop of tasty tomatoes at TAFE NSW’s fee-free Garden Magic course.

GARDEN Magic is a free TAFE NSW course running every Wednesday starting 19 October for six weeks from 9am to 2:30pm at Coffs Harbour Education Campus.

The course is aimed at anyone with an interest in gardening, growing their own fruit and veggies and who wants to learn some skills and knowledge to equip themselves practically for productive, fruitful gardening.

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Teaching the course is Ruth Maitland, a passionate horticulturist with a broad range of experiences in the industry.

She has a passion for reconnecting people with the natural environment and providing interactive experiences.

“The course provides a hands-on experience where students will plan, design and construct their own garden suitable to grow fruit and veg, as well as learning about soils, pests and disease and the amazing role bees play in food production,” Shani Walker, Head Teacher, Career Pathways, Aboriginal Languages and Employability Skills (CPALES) told News Of The Area.

“It’s a guided, learning opportunity to delve into the world of gardening by planning your own little piece of garden magic.”

Students should come dressed for outdoor work with covered shoes, sunhat, preferably long sleeve shirt, covered shoes and bring along your favourite gardening gloves

Registrations close on Tuesday 18 October, the day before it starts.

To get involved call (02) 6659 3139 or email anne.gundry2@tafensw.edu.au for enquiries or to enrol.


One thought on “TAFE NSW offer free ‘grow your own’ gardening course

  1. I am trying to register for the free 6 week fruitfull gardening course commencing Coffs Harbour Tafe on 19th October can someone please contact me on 0428251724 or corambak@bigppnd.com
    Thank you Kay Bingham

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