Home Vegetable Growing, Certificate | Part time online | Warnborough College | United Kingdom
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Home Vegetable Growing

4 days
395 GBP/full
395 GBP/full
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Join the Home Vegetable Growing course from Warnborough College and learn how to grow delicious, fresh, healthy vegetables simply at home.


In this Home Vegetable Growing course from Warnborough College you will learn such things as how to build a veggie garden, cultivation and planting, the main vegetables, how to make compost, pest, disease and weed control, hydroponic and greenhouse growing, herbs and uncommon vegetable varieties, watering and irrigation systems, harvesting, storing and using vegetables.

Course aims

  • Compile a resource file of organisations related to home vegetable growing
  • Compile reviews of sixteen different vegetables suitable for growing at home
  • Carry out basic soil tests on two different soils
  • Obtain or make up a propagating mix
  • Make a vegetable garden
  • Identify weed species in a vegetable garden and suggest control methods
  • Make notes about pests and diseases in a home vegetable garden
  • contact several chemical suppliers and obtain brochures or technical information sheets on weedicides and pesticides appropriate for use on vegetable crops
  • contact a few greenhouse companies and obtain both literature and current prices
  • Either write to or visit a company (or companies) which supply irrigation equipment. Obtain catalogues, brochures, etc.
  • Try drying, bottling or freezing a vegetable you have not preserved before.
  • List 20 different vegetables with information about their culture and harvest

Programme Structure


  • Cultivation and Planting
  • Review of Major Vegetable Varieties
  • Pest, Disease and Weed Control
  • Hydroponic and Greenhouse Growing
  • Lesser Grown Varieties and Herbs
  • Irrigation
  • Harvesting, Storing and Using Vegetables

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • You can start the course whenever is convenient for you.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

You will be studying from home and have access to support from our qualified tutors. Practical exercises and research tasks will be set at the end of each lesson – including an assignment. You will submit this assignment to your course tutor, who will mark your work and give you constructive feedback and suggestions.

Tuition Fee

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    395 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.
  • National

    395 GBP/full
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    Based on the tuition of 395 GBP for the full programme during 4 days.


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