The home garden is your own space to experiment with growing plants and working with your hands, both of which can bring much joy.
The Home Garden course covers the main steps for creating and cultivating a fertile and prosperous garden. We will learn and experiment with proper planning, soil preparation, installation of an irrigation system, selection of plants in the nursery, planting and growing a large variety of plants, maintenance throughout the year, and treatment of pests and diseases.
The course combines practical and theoretical study, and includes several tours in the botanical garden. It is intended for gardening enthusiasts and does not require prior knowledge or experience.
Principles for planning a home garden
Preparing the soil for planting and creating flower beds
Installing an irrigation system and creating an irrigation plan
Familiarity with plant groups and orientation in the nursery
Growing vegetables, seasonal flowers, perennial shrubs, and trees
Year-round maintenance and treatment of pests and diseases
Course Duration: approx. 3 months (52 academic hours)
Cost NIS 3000, of which NIS 300 is a non-refundable registration fee
Course Start Date:
October 31, 2022
*Course participants are entitled to a 10% discount when purchasing an annual membership to the botanical gardens!
For details and registration:
02-679-4012 ext. 0