Organic Horticulture Specialist - ONLINE

Whether you are already a landscape professional, just beginning your education, or simply learning for personal enjoyment, in this course you’ll gain the knowledge you need to become a better gardener. You'll receive a thorough introduction to the science and practice of organic horticulture, facilitating a profound shift in ecological awareness. You’ll explore the concepts of landscape health management as opposed to pest management, as well as how to build a holistic decision making framework for creating and maintaining vibrantly healthy gardens and landscapes, including turf.

Going way beyond the idea of pesticide and fertilizer product substitution, you will understand the concepts of landscape health management as opposed to pest management. You will learn how to build a holistic decision making framework for creating and maintaining vibrantly healthy gardens and landscapes, including turf.

This course prepares participants to:

  • Grow fabulous, healthy gardens
  • Gain essential skills to start or enhance your business in the rapidly growing organic land care industry sector
  • Earn generous continuing education credits for landscape professionals to maintain industry certifications (ISA, CNLA, BCSLA)
  • Become involved in Society for Organic Urban Land Care (SOUL) and share your knowledge with your community through workshops, talks and other creative ways
  • Write the SOUL Organic Accreditation exam for land care professionals

The on-line version of this course integrates reading, quizzes and discussions with practical, hands-on assignments. Everyone is welcome, no previous experience is required.

To receive a Certificate of Completion, students must contribute to all on-line discussions and satisfactorily complete all assignments and quizzes.

Part of the Gaia College/Royal Roads University Diploma in Organic Land Care.

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Course Dates: Organic Horticulture Specialist - ONLINE

Start Date:Sep 10, 2018
End Date:Dec 10, 2018
Delivery:14 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$795.00
Instructor:Gaia College
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Start Date:Jan 07, 2019
End Date:Apr 14, 2019
Delivery:14 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$795.00
Instructor:Gaia College
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Start Date:May 06, 2019
End Date:Aug 11, 2019
Delivery:14 weeks, Online
Delivery Day(s)/Time(s):asynchronous
Price:$795.00
Instructor:Gaia College
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