Growing Herbs - GH16



  • Course Fee: €145.00 which includes all registration fees.
  • Course Format: Distance Learning Course of 7 lessons.
  • Duration: Students can complete this course within 6 months which is ample time and can start it at anytime of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.
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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.


Contact Us

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Irish Training & Educational Centre,

Unit 9,

Leopardstown Business Centre,
Ballyogan Road,
Dublin 18.
Our Loc8 Code is: NM3-08-S03 »(Click here to view this Loc8 Code.)

Tel: 01 2061832.

Email Address:
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