The Sustainable Garden

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Cheadle College


Cheadle Campus

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Course Start Date


Course Duration


Adult Community

Course Overview

This course will help you make changes to create a biodiverse space which can be a haven for wildlife and a place to escape the stresses of daily life.

Areas will include:

Recycling water and garden waste

Reusing existing resources

Reducing the use of plastics

Growing without the reliance on pesticides

Moving away from using products that can be damaging to other ecosystems

No prior knowledge. Just enthusiasm for creating a sustainable growing space no matter how large or small.

Please bring a long a pen and note pad plus steel toe capped footwear and gardening gloves. A few pairs of boots and gloves are available to borrow if you don’t have your own.

You may wish to progress onto one of the other recreational courses: Grow Your Own Sustainable Garden and Growing and Using Herbs. Your Tutor can also discuss the opportunity of taking a qualification in horticulture.

The course is a combination of classroom based learning and practical sessions. There will also be some activities to complete between sessions.

This is a non-accredited leisure course, so no formal qualification is gained but a college certificate will be presented to learners at the end of the programme.

The Tuition fee for this course is £45.00 You may be eligible for a full fee remission if you are in receipt of certain benefits or earning less than £20,888 per annum (if residing within Greater Manchester)

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