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Learn how to grow fruit at home!

Have you always wanted to grow your own fruit at home, but weren't sure where to start?

Start here, learn the basics of fruit growing and begin growing your own fruit at home!

You will learn how to:

  • Grow fresh fruit, berries and nuts efficiently and economically
  • Choose the best fruits for your situation
  • Raise soil fertility
  • Control pests and diseases naturally without using dangerous chemicals

Both cool and warm climate fruits are covered, and throughout the course you are given the option to focus your study on the types of fruits you are most interested in.

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course is divided into six lessons as follows:

  1. Introduction
    • An overview of the different types of fruits & nuts:
    • Citrus
    • Berry Fruits
    • Nuts
    • Vines
    • Pome Fruits
    • Stone Fruits
  2. Soils, site preparation & planning.
    • Understanding soil nutrition
    • Fertilising fruit & nut plants
    • Managing soil for your fruit & nut plants
  3. General Cultural Practices
    • Learning about fruit trees to produce more & better fruit
    • Identifying pests and diseases
    • Watering requirements
    • Pruning
  4. Tree Fruits
    • Problem solving issues with fruit trees
    • Fruit trees ideal for your area
  5. Nuts and Vines
    • How to grow in selected areas
    • Description of different nut trees and various vines
  6. Berries
    • Ideal areas for growing berries
    • Timeline for growing berries
    • Conditions for growing berries

Each lesson culminates in an assignment which is submitted to the school, marked by the school's tutors and returned to you with any relevant suggestions, comments, and if necessary, extra reading.

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Fee Information (S1)
Prices in Australian Dollars

PlanAust. PriceOverseas Price
A 1 x $682.00  1 x $620.00
B 2 x $369.60  2 x $336.00

Note: Australian prices include GST. 
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