Course Contents

Intro

Course Introduction

Grow your own fresh, local, seasonal, and organic vegetables with this beginner's course in association with Garden Organic.

Course Introduction

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Unit 1

Unit 1: Getting Started

Growing your own veg can tick multiple boxes: fresh, seasonal, organic, local. Not to mention extremely rewarding!

Unit 1: Getting Started

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Unit 2

Unit 2: Planning and Preparing

Choose your veg, work out what you need to do to grow it, and discover what it means to garden organically.

Unit 2: Planning and Preparing

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Unit 3

Unit 3: Know Your Veg

Learn about the vegetable families, and the easiest and most popular veg to grow.

Unit 3: Know Your Veg

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Unit 4

Unit 4: Late Winter / Early Spring

The start of the season is a time to plan your plot and kick things off indoors.

Unit 4: Late Winter / Early Spring

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Unit 5

Unit 5: Late Spring / Early Summer

Growing steps up a gear, as does the need to focus on weeds and pests.

Unit 5: Late Spring / Early Summer

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Unit 6

Unit 6: Late Summer / Early Autumn

Summer sowing, green manures, and how to survive a drought are all on the agenda.

Unit 6: Late Summer / Early Autumn

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Unit 7

Unit 7: Late Autumn / Early Winter

Harvest and store the last of the main season's crop; prepare winter crops; and the keys to cultivating a healthy plot.

Unit 7: Late Autumn / Early Winter

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