Horticulture

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  • Create Your Own: Mother's Day Wreath
    Horticulture
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    During this short session, you’ll be creating your own spring wreath using greenery that you have gathered yourself to create a beautiful hand-made wreath that can be hung on a door, gate or placed on a remembrance site. We will provide a simple wreath making kit for you, containing some of the resources you will need to take part in this course. Please bring with you a selection of greenery, foliage and flowers – these can be foraged from gardens or other appropriate green spaces. The cours...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Gannow Community Centre
      THU - 17/03/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/03/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 24/03/2022
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      17 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Create Your Own: Tiny Terrarium
    Horticulture
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 19/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Stubbylee Hall East Lancs Recovery Colle
      WED - 04/05/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      6 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Entry 2 Award & Certificate in Practical Horticulture Skills
    Horticulture
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    Do you have an interest in gardening or have you caught the gardening bug during lockdown? This course is aimed at beginners or novice gardeners and covers basic horticulture skills that are important for successful gardening. The course is taught by our expert Horticulture teachers who are also professional gardeners, sharing decades of experience between them. During the course, you will learn the foundations of horticulture alongside some top tips for successful gardening. The award is delive...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 07/06/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      6 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 07/06/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      6 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Family Sow and Grow Event
    Horticulture
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 08/06/2022
      18:00 to 19:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Gardening & Growing for Health, Wellbeing & Pleasure
    Horticulture
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Gardening and growing your own plants, vegetables and flowers can bring a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits. However, for some, starting out can seem quite daunting, so this 4-week course is a perfect introduction to gardening and growing. You don’t need to have experience, or access to a garden because our expert teachers will adapt the content so you can experience the benefits, even if you only have a small yard or windowsill. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Gannow Community Centre
      THU - 21/04/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      4 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Gardening & Growing for Health, Wellbeing & Pleasure
    Horticulture
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    Gardening and growing your own plants, vegetables and flowers can bring a wide range of health and wellbeing benefits. However, for some, starting out can seem quite daunting, so this 4-week course is a perfect introduction to gardening and growing. You don’t need to have experience, or access to a garden because our expert teachers will adapt the content so you can experience the benefits, even if you only have a small yard or windowsill. How long is the course? The course is delivered 2 ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 03/05/2022
      13:00 to 15:00
      4 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 03/05/2022
      10:00 to 12:00
      4 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Grow Your Own: Bee and Butterfly Paradise
    Horticulture
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    The aim of this course is to enable learners to create their own space that will attract bees and butterflies. They will learn what sort of plants attract bees and butterflies and will be able to identify the plants by their common names and know the best place to plant them. Resources will be provided with seeds, compost and instructions to complete the session. This is a fun and informative short course which will also boost wellbeing. The course content is designed to take 2.5 hours over one ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 20/04/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 25/04/2022
      13:30 to 15:00
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Nelson and Colne College
      TUE - 26/04/2022
      13:00 to 15:30
      1 day course
      18 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 26/05/2022
      10:00 to 12:30
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Grow Your Own: Salad, Herbs, Veg & Flowers
    Horticulture
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    The aim of this short course is to engage novice gardeners in the skill of propagating plants using a range of simple techniques. It is a fun and informative course which will enable learners to grow their own at home either to eat, for pleasure or to boost health and well-being. We will provide a simple kit for you, containing some of the resources you will need to take part in this course. The course is 2.5 hours over one weekly session. How will I be learning? ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 14/03/2022
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Sow and Grow Event (Adults)
    Horticulture
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Fancy giving ‘grow your own’ a go but not too sure how to get started? It doesn't matter if you are a planting pro, or have a balcony or window box to get your seeds shooting! This event will give you top tips to make the most of your space. Join us on our live sowing session and get your seedlings started with practical advice and support from our teachers. Resource packs are provided with compost pellets, seeds, and more! (Adults only; to take part with children join our Family Sow and Gro...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 19/05/2022
      18:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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