Introduction to Soil Health - Understanding the Magic of the Growing Environment
A INTENSIVE DAY COURSE PERFECT FOR HORTICULTURE BEGINNERS OR THOSE WANTING TO EXPAND AND GROW THEIR HORTICULTURAL KNOWLEDGE.
Spend a wonderful day at One Garden Brighton, home of our Stanmer Campus, and learn from our expert Plumpton College Horticulture tutors, to understand how to understand soil and the growing environment.
The workshop will give you the basics in understanding soil and the growing environment.
During the workshop you will learn:
-soil formation processes and the factors that influence soil development,
-the nature of soil profiles and key soil horizon types,
-the practical aspects of soil description – hand texturing to assess soil structure and theory and practical tasks to understand the pH (potential of hydrogen) of soil
- organic matter types and soil amelioration
- about mycorrhizal fungi and the wood-wide web.
Also during your workshop get a tour of One Garden.
A day workshop to enjoy with friends and family or meet likeminded people.
Our Stanmer Campus is the home of One Garden Brighton. You will be working from our specially designed teaching and workshop spaces nestled within the newly reinvented Stanmer walled garden. Visit onegardenbrighton.com to find out more.