Courses

This certificate was designed to educate garden enthusiasts on the key elements of sustainable garden design with heavy focus on organic, restorative, and regenerative methods. Offered in Fall semester.


October 7, 2024 to March 10, 2025, PFW Campus - Room TBD
This workshop will provide an overview of native pollinators and look at how we can provide them with food sources, lure them into our gardens and provide habitats for them in our urban garden spaces.

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The bird is the word! Birds are an integral part of any garden or natural space. What steps can we take to invite native birds into our outdoor spaces? Learn eco-friendly techniques to enhance your gardens and draw them into your outdoor space.

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This workshop will provide a brief overview of many of the benefits of native plants and how we can incorporate them into beautiful gardens, while also creating healthy and functional ecosystems.

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Home-grown food costs less, is healthier, tastes better and is conveniently closer to home. This session will provide an overview of how you can organically cultivate many commonly grown foods. We will dive into seed starting, irrigation, garden placement and planning, and more.

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Dirt is cheap, good soil is priceless. Many ingredients make a healthy garden, but good soil is the most valuable ingredient. This workshop will dig deeper into our Indiana soil, offering eco-friendly tips and tricks to enhance and improve your soil for long-term growth.

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Anyone interested in growing better houseplants and edibles indoors can learn how in this one-session overview. Students will learn about choosing the right plants for their space, ideal lighting, water, temperature, humidity, pest prevention, and soil requirements to grow plants indoors. We'll also discuss how to start vegetables indoors for outdoor gardens, plant propagation, as well as various types of soil-less gardening systems and how they work. Students will start their own micro-greens in class to take home. A green thumb isn't required!


Tuesday, October 29, 2024, PFW Campus - Room TBD