Horticulture course: Soils care
- £50 (discounts for Members)
- Taught at Eden's nursery
Spend your Saturday learning with Eden gardeners in a one-day course is all about soil care.
This activity is part of:
Our gardening courses are ideal for anyone who wants to develop their practical gardening skills and knowledge, whether you're:
- a keen amateur
- beginning a career in horticulture
- thinking of changing your career and going into horticulture.
The programme of eight one-day practical gardening sessions is taught by experts in the Eden Horticultural Team.
"The way the staff pass on their passion is contagious."
Megan Lodge, participant
What you'll learn
This course will cover the basic understanding of soil cultivation techniques, basic soil analysis and the general properties of soil. Potential problems of soils will be addressed, including poor structure and nutrient deficiencies. Soil analysis techniques will be shown, and the range of materials that can be composted will be demonstrated. Application rates and uses of organic materials will be shown.