Nurturing your very own mini edible garden is easy, as long as you know how to;
i) Formulate the soil, substrate and compost mix for various plant species.
ii) Map and plan irrigation channels for the various plant species in your mini edible garden.
iii) Provide the right nourishment and care to promote growth and healthy plants.
Learning outcome #1
Learners will be able to identify various plant species and prepare planting layout plans based on the plant species
Planting layout guidelines for different plant species
Prepare planting plans accordingly to planting requirements
Determine planting layouts with spatial considerations for plant growth requirements
Learning outcome #2
Learners will be able to formulate the soil, substrate and compost mix for various plant species and the equipment and tools required to plant the various plant species.
Amounts and mixing proportions of fertilisers and chemicals for different plants
Determine tools and equipment to be used for planting
Learning outcome #3
Learners will be able to plant and provide care for plants in a safe manner.
Personal protective equipment (PPE) required for horticultural tasks
Relevant workplace safety and health (WSH) guidelines
Supervise adherence to relevant WSH guidelines in the performance of horticultural tasks by the team
Learning outcome #4
Learners will be able to supervise the planting of the plants.
Planting and post planting procedures
Supervise planting activities accordingly to established procedures
Learning outcome #5
Learners will be able to provide nourishment to promote growth and healthy plants.
Benefits of specific types of mulches and other organic materials for plant growth
Determine mulches and other organic materials to be added to the planted areas to promote plant health and growth
Guide the usage of chemicals and fertilisers to meet plant health and growth requirements
Learning outcome #6
Learners will be able to determine the ideal irrigation requirements for various plant types.
Irrigation requirements of commonly planted species
Establish irrigation and maintenance schedules for different plants
Learning outcome #7
Learners will be able to provide post-planting care for the plant.
Post-planting aftercare requirements for different plants
Review aftercare activities
All our trainers are certified and have years of industry experience. They are also approachable and supportive of the learners.