Organic Fruit & Veg Online Course

Information on Lifestyle College Online course in Organic Fruit and vegetable Growing

For 27 years Lifestyle College has been presenting Landscape Design and Horticulture courses at our Campus situated at Lifestyle Home Garden in Johannesburg. We are now able to offer our courses to a wider audience via our online platform.

You will still get the best education as the course is presented by the same qualified lecturer and you can interact with the lecturer using the virtual classroom sessions on Saturday mornings.

The Organic Fruit and Vegetable course teaches an organic approach to looking after fruit trees and vegetables gardens. It ensures that you get the best quality out of your fruit or vegetable garden.

What you will require?

  1. Internet access
  2. Availability to have a virtual meeting on a Saturday morning between 09h00 and 12h00 (times to be confirmed with group)
  3. All notes available immediately.
  4. Weekly videos to pace the learning process.

What will you get?

  1. Full set of notes online
  2. PowerPoint for the course to assist in grasping the concepts
  3. 3 Virtual Question and Answer sessions with our expert Horticulturists Debbie Smit total of approximate 9 hours
  4. Detailed videos explaining the various aspects of Horticulture – 35 videos
  5. A Lifestyle College certificate on successfully completing all course requirements
    • Attendance of virtual classroom sessions

What will be covered?

  1. Principles of vegetable gardening
  2. Site preparation, cultivation, and management
  3. Growing different vegetable crops
  4. Site selection and preparation for growing fruit trees
  5. Vegetable gardening in containers
  6. Soil preparation
  7. Vegetable seeds
  8. Planting
  9. When to plant
  10. Maintenance
  11. Crop rotation
  12. Succession and companion planting
  13. Nutrients
  14. Weeds
  15. Irrigation
  16. Different types of vegetable – alliums, brassicas, legumes etc
  17. Fruit tree production
  18. Site selection for Fruit trees
  19. Fruit tree maintenance, pruning
  20. Fruit thinning
  21. Budding and grafting fruits
  22. And lots more…

When does it start?

 Saturday 25 July to Saturday 8 August 2020

What is the cost?

Introductory cost of R1500.00 incl VAT numbers are limited.

How do I book?

  1. Complete the enrolment form and email back to us at
  2. Pay the fee of R1500.00 using your surname as a reference.
  3. Once we receive all the information we will confirm your booking.

Is the course accredited?

No, it is not accredited as it is a short skill course meant to improve your knowledge.

Looking forward to seeing you in our virtual classroom.


Richard Gibb


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