À propos

If you always thought your space was too small to start a garden, we're here to prove you wrong!

    When you learn how to grow your own fruits and vegetables, you're in charge of how they are taken care of, when they are harvested and how long it takes to go from garden to table. Unlike produce from the grocery store, where there is no way to know how long the cucumbers have been sitting out, how many people have squeezed the tomatoes or what chemicals were sprayed on the strawberries.

    Gardening lowers blood pressure, connects you to green space - even in the middle of the city - and allows you to commune with nature! We'll teach you everything you need to know, so let's get growing!

    Prérequis

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.


    Leçons

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Introduction
    • Success on a small scale
    • Getting started
    • Sowing and growing
    • Pests and diseases

      Module 2: Garden Layouts

      • Traditional rows
      • Raised beds
      • Decorative planting
      • Paths and walkways

        Module 3: Growing In Containers

        • Moveable feasts
        • Window boxes, grow bags and hanging baskets

          Module 4: Growing Vegetables

          • Leaf vegetables
          • Flower and fruiting vegetables
          • Gourds
          • Onion family
          • Pods and kernels
          • Roots, stems and bulbs
          • Herbs and flowers

            Module 5: Growing Fruit

            • Choosing fruit varieties
            • Choosing fruit trees
            • Soft fruits
            • Strawberries
            • Shrubby fruit
            • Cane fruits

              Module 6: Garden Plans

              • Vegetable circle garden
              • Semi-circular vegetable garden
              • Potager-style garden
              • Rooftop container garden
              • Fruit garden

                Module 7: The Harvest

                • Harvesting
                • Vegetables for the small garden
                • Fruit for the small garden
                • Herbs
                • Preserving your produce
                • Protecting vegetable plants

                  Carrière

                  Who is this course for?

                  • Lovers of the freshest fruit and vegetables
                  • Avid gardeners who don't have much space
                  • New gardeners wanting to start small 
                  • Anyone looking for a healthy new hobby 
                  • Young and old horticulturists alike!

                  Certification

                  You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

                  Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

                  All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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                  Growing Food in Small Gardens

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                  À propos

                  If you always thought your space was too small to start a garden, we're here to prove you wrong!

                    When you learn how to grow your own fruits and vegetables, you're in charge of how they are taken care of, when they are harvested and how long it takes to go from garden to table. Unlike produce from the grocery store, where there is no way to know how long the cucumbers have been sitting out, how many people have squeezed the tomatoes or what chemicals were sprayed on the strawberries.

                    Gardening lowers blood pressure, connects you to green space - even in the middle of the city - and allows you to commune with nature! We'll teach you everything you need to know, so let's get growing!

                    Prérequis

                    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.


                    Leçons

                    Module 1: Introduction

                    • Introduction
                    • Success on a small scale
                    • Getting started
                    • Sowing and growing
                    • Pests and diseases

                      Module 2: Garden Layouts

                      • Traditional rows
                      • Raised beds
                      • Decorative planting
                      • Paths and walkways

                        Module 3: Growing In Containers

                        • Moveable feasts
                        • Window boxes, grow bags and hanging baskets

                          Module 4: Growing Vegetables

                          • Leaf vegetables
                          • Flower and fruiting vegetables
                          • Gourds
                          • Onion family
                          • Pods and kernels
                          • Roots, stems and bulbs
                          • Herbs and flowers

                            Module 5: Growing Fruit

                            • Choosing fruit varieties
                            • Choosing fruit trees
                            • Soft fruits
                            • Strawberries
                            • Shrubby fruit
                            • Cane fruits

                              Module 6: Garden Plans

                              • Vegetable circle garden
                              • Semi-circular vegetable garden
                              • Potager-style garden
                              • Rooftop container garden
                              • Fruit garden

                                Module 7: The Harvest

                                • Harvesting
                                • Vegetables for the small garden
                                • Fruit for the small garden
                                • Herbs
                                • Preserving your produce
                                • Protecting vegetable plants

                                  Carrière

                                  Who is this course for?

                                  • Lovers of the freshest fruit and vegetables
                                  • Avid gardeners who don't have much space
                                  • New gardeners wanting to start small 
                                  • Anyone looking for a healthy new hobby 
                                  • Young and old horticulturists alike!

                                  Certification

                                  You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

                                  Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

                                  All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

                                  5973 Students

                                  de Remboursement

                                  Accrédité

                                  Accrédité