The Budding Gardeners Course offers an engaging one-hour adaptation of our adult program, featuring a more hands-on approach and an exciting addition – baby chicks!
Designed to cater specifically to children, the course covers essential garden basics. Adult participants play a vital supporting role, actively working alongside their child throughout the session. This collaborative experience not only enhances the learning process but ensures that these newfound skills are effectively retained and can be seamlessly applied at home.
Drawing from valuable experience in local primary school gardens, we’ve found that the ideal age range for participants falls between 7 and 13 years old.
The aim is to encourage everyone to start small in their gardening journey, learn to upcycle and keep costs to a minimum.
Normal Price is £45 for an adult and child and £15 per additional child for a 4 week course in January 2024 – location tbc in Dunfermline
* EARLY BIRD * Prices are £30 per adult and child and £12.50 per additional child if booked before 24th December 2023
*All gardening materials are included – just bring along pen and paper to take notes*
This is what we’ll be covering:
Choosing pots and pot sizes
Choosing compost, sand and drainage
How to prevent lopsided plants
How to keep seedlings thriving
Multiply your plants
Growing herbs on the cheap
Knowing when to plant out seedlings
Mistakes to avoid
Seeds and how to collect your own
Choose what to grow in you garden or balcony
Frosts, wind and sunshine
Why grow organically?
What enhances soil microbes?
Your microclimate and improving it
Introduction to square foot gardening
Simple and effective planning system
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The Sanctuary Garden