Ecology - Weeds, Pests And Diseases In The Garden - PDC Byron Community College

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Ecology - Weeds, Pests And Diseases In The Garden - PDC

Ecology - Weeds, Pests And Diseases In The Garden - PDC

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Learn to identify and control a range of common weeds, pests and diseases of food crops through holistic, ecologically sensitive management techniques. This course will build an appreciation of the importance of soil management to nurture crop health for natural pest and disease resistance.

Permaculture Design Course

This course module is one of 14 which make up the internationally renowned Permaculture Design Course (PDC).

You are welcome to attend just this module to learn the skills outlined above (without doing the other modules), but if you wish to gain the Permaculture Design Certificate you must complete all modules within a 12 mth timeframe and satisfactorily complete an Individual Permaculture Design Project.

What to bring

  • Pen and paper
  • Own refreshments/lunch

What to wear

There will be hands on learning components in outdoor locations so please wear comfortable outdoor work clothes as needed, this includes

  • Sturdy covered shoes or boots
  • Appropriate long pants
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Gardening gloves

Feedback from Past Students

“Very informative & interactive & all my questions got answered.” Alandra McLaren

Important information

Once your enrolment is completed you will receive a confirmation email. This email will be your receipt and inform you of the dates, time and venue of your course, it will also let you know of anything you need to take to class with you.

Please make sure that you give us a valid email address and mobile number as any course changes will be communicated via sms or email.

Students are required to be 15 years old and above at the time of enrolment.

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We keep our class sizes small so that you get a better experience. Avoid disappointment, enrol early!

Course testimonials:

  • This course was informative and interactive... I learnt a great deal about holistic pest management and weed identification and Joey was able to answer everybody's questions.
  • Course was thorough and covered both theoretical aspects as well as practical. We were able to ask questions and deepen our understanding of the topic. Joey's vast experience and personable approach shone through.