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Goodman Building, Lecture Theatre - Adelaide Botanic Garden

Hackney Road

Adelaide, SA 5000

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The Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South Australia offers you a number of specialist horticultural short courses designed to help you better understand plants and the natural world we live in.

This series of short sessions have been designed for people new to horticulture or those that would like to expand their gardening knowledge. Delivered by industry experts, including our own horticulturist and plant science experts, the 2019 Short Course Series offers a number of topics designed to give a solid foundation into good gardening practices.

Stay up to date with the latest gardening and plant specialist techniques by booking into one or more of our short courses. Topics are:

Plant Science for Beginners:

Learn about the relationships between form and function, ecology, systematics and evolution and start the journey to becoming botanically literate.

Plant Propagation Basics:

Develop an understanding of sexual and asexual propagation and discover the secrets so you can propagate your own plants.

Fundamentals of Garden Design:

Learn the principles of garden design, including site assessment, structural features and learning to work with what you have got.

The Secret is in the Soil:

Soil is the foundation of every successful garden. In this short course you will learn soil basics such as texture, structure, density, colour and the importance of organic matter and microbiology in relation to plant health.

Pruning Techniques:

Develop the knowledge required for improving the vitality of your garden. Learn plant structure and physiology as it relates to correct pruning techniques, when to prune and what tools to use.

Weeds / Pest and Disease:

This short course combines all the pesky things that come to challenge us when maintaining our gardens. Learn the weeds, pest and diseases common to South Australia and methods of control.

To receive 10% discount when purchasing 3 or more tickets, please email pamlea.bremer@sa.gov.au to receive your discount code before you purchase.

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