Urban Balcony Gardening (Manchester Portland St)

What you will learn In this short but fact filled course, you will learn how to make the most from a limited outside balcony space and create your very own green oasis in the sky. You will look at how to select suitable plants for urban environments and how to care for your collection so that it provides enjoyment for as long the Great British weather permits!
At the end of the class you should be able to: Plan, select and source suitable plants that will survive a balcony environment as well as understand light, water and feeding requirements of a range of plants. You will also be aware of the health and safety considerations of growing and housing plants at height.
What happens in the class (format/activities) There will be lots of different activities during the classes including discussions on a range of different plants, planting plans and using the internet to identify and source plants and ideas.
Entry requirements No former knowledge of plants and flowers is required.
What you will need to know before you enrol This is a mainly theory based course with some practical tasks. As you will be using the internet and selected web services to source and select plants, you will need an internet connected laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Free wireless is available in the Costa store.
What you will need to bring with you: Nothing fancy and just the basics are needed (Pen and paper).
What you can do after this course Lots! You can try our sustainable gardening course or perhaps look out for one of our small space interior design courses.

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Urban Balcony Gardening (Full Price)

£50.00

Urban Balcony Gardening (Concessions)

£15.00

Friday Evenings Between 19:15 and 21:00 From 20th April to 18th May Where: Costa Coffee Unit 1 Portland Street Manchester M1 3BE **Concessions: £15 for those on means tested benefits**
Portland Street 1
M1 3BE England GB
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