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Home Vegetable Growing Online Course

Home Vegetable Growing

Watching plants grow from seed to harvest and knowing that the armful of vegetables you have just gathered for the evening meal will be on the table within an hour or two of harvest can be an exciting and satisfying experience. And you will also know that you and your family are eating the freshest, healthiest chemical free produce.

  • Learn how to make your own vegetable garden at home.
  • Study vegetable growing in your own home, supported by our expert tutors.
  • Understand the principles of growing vegetables at home and learn how to get a healthy crop.

Study with the support of experienced and highly qualified tutors. Available as online course, or by correspondence. Payment Plans available.

There are 8 lessons in this course:

  • Introduction
  • Cultivation and Planting
  • Review of Major Vegetable Varieties
  • Pest, Disease and Weed Control
  • Hydroponic and Greenhouse Growing
  • Lesser Grown Varieties and Herbs
  • Irrigation
  • Harvesting, Storing and Using Vegetables


  • Compile a resource file of organisations related to home vegetable growing
  • Compile reviews of sixteen different vegetables suitable for growing at home
  • Carry out basic soil tests on two different soils
  • Obtain or make up a propagating mix
  • Make a vegetable garden
  • Identify weed species in a vegetable garden and suggest control methods
  • Make notes about pests and diseases in a home vegetable garden
  • Contact several chemical suppliers and obtain brochures or technical information sheets on weedicides and pesticides appropriate for use on vegetable crops
  • Contact a few greenhouse companies and obtain both literature and current prices
  • Either write to or visit a company (or companies) which supply irrigation equipment.
  • Obtain catalogues, brochures, etc
  • Try drying, bottling or freezing a vegetable you have not preserved before.
  • List 20 different vegetables with information about their culture and harvest

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