Growing Herbs - GH16

225.00 197.00


Course Fee: €197.00 which includes all registration fees.
Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 7 lessons.
Duration: 6 months.

SKU: GH16 Category:

Course Description

If you have an interest in herb growing you will find this a little gem of a course as it covers just about every aspect on the subject.

Specific topics covered in the course include:

  • The history of herbs
  • Definition of a herb
  • Traditional herb gardens
  • Planting the garden
  • Herbal beds and borders
  • A pot-pourri garden
  • An apothecary garden
  • Themed gardens
  • Focal points
  • Planning your planting
  • Autumn tasks
  • Harvesting herbs and drying herbs

Course Syllabus

Lesson 1                        What are Herbs

Lesson 2                        Traditional Herb Gardens

Lesson 3             Herbal Beds and Borders

Lesson 4                        Apothecary’s Garden

Lesson 5             Autumn/Winter Tasks

Lesson 6             Methods of Growing Herbs

Lesson 7             Planning and Planting



Upon completion of this course you may take a final online examination. Full details of this examination are automatically sent to you at the end of the course. The examination costs €65 and is taken at home at your convenience.  If you receive 70% or more in this examination you will receive an ITEC – Irish Training and Educational Centre Diploma.

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