Courtyard and Balcony Gardens

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Learn how you can make the smallest space bloom and grow. This course will look at plant, pot and potting mix selection as well as plant care and growing tips.

This course is designed for people who have a balcony, terrace, indoor or small courtyard garden or those who may want to grow everything in pots.

Course ID BRU2630
Price $85.00 (GST included)
Start date Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Finish date Tuesday, 21 November 2017
Sessions 1 session of 3 hours
Time 5.30pm - 8.30pm
Tutor Keith Colls
Location CIT Bruce
Status Module is finished.

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"Keith's presentation was delightful and informative. His enthusiasm for his subject was the highlight for me. The three hours passed in a flash."
"I enjoyed the course very much, it was very useful and the teacher answered all my questions." Irina
"Interesting and informative. Keith made this course interesting, answered questions well and made me feel inspired to get going in my garden!"
'Very interesting and knowledgeable." Emily
"Keith really knew his stuff & was very willing to answer all questions & show his expertise." Rachel

About your tutor:
Keith Colls is a qualified horticulturalist and has been a keen gardener his whole life. He has a strong interest in fruit and vegetable growing and teaching urban dwellers how to grow their own food in backyards and community gardens. Keith is a founding member of the group which established the Canberra City Farm, a centre in Turner which demonstrates urban agriculture techniques and sustainable living. He is also a member of the Canberra Organic Growers Society and has been involved in establishing and managing community food gardens in Canberra and Queanbeyan since the late 1990s as well as holding many positions on the management committee, including six years as President. Keith has been conducting gardening courses for CIT Solutions since 2001.

Location: CIT Bruce

Address: 35 Vowels Crescent, Bruce

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  • Jamison ACT 2614
  • Canberra, Australia

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  • J Block, Room J013
  • Vowels Crescent
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bruce Campus
  • Haydon Drive, Bruce ACT 2617
  • Canberra, Australia

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