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Seed to Sale – Growing Enterprise at The Green Backyard

Community Learning for 2018

 

 All courses are FREE and open to anybody aged 19+

Travel bursaries available. For all enquiries email [email protected]

Plant Propagation and Sale
Every Wednesday from April 11th – May 16th
10am – 1pm
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A comprehensive series of practical workshops exploring the many forms of seasonal plant propagation and growth, along with methods of display and sale. This course will grow a range of plants to be sold at the GBY shop, including herbaceous perennials, annual vegetables, herbs and flowering annuals.

 
Culinary Herbs, Properties and Propagation
Every Wednesday from April 11th – May 16th
1:30 – 4:30pm
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A comprehensive series of workshops that looks at the use of culinary herbs in cooking, their growing conditions, properties and methods of propagation and sale.

 
Growing and Selling Cut Flowers  
Every Thursday from April 26th to May 31st
10am – 1pm
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A series of practical workshops that will establish a working cutting garden at the GBY. The course will look at the wide range of plants that can be grown as cut flowers, as well as exploring harvesting, sale and display.

 
Producing Therapeutic Plants and Natural Remedies
Every Thursday from May 3rd to June 7th
1:30 – 4pm
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A series of workshops that will explore the therapeutic properties of plants, how to grow and propagate these and how to use them to make a range of therapeutic products for personal use or sale. The workshops will cover the safe identification and use of plants, trading considerations and marketing

 
House Plant Care, Propagation and Sale
Every Wednesday from May 23rd to June 27th
10am – 1pm
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A series of practical sessions that teaches how to care for and grow a range of houseplants, which are currently seeing a huge growth in popularity. Also covered will be the marketing, display and sale of these plants, including the use of social media and photography.