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.
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.