For the past 4 weeks I have been taking part in The Organic Garden course by My Garden School. What a wonderful course it was and how the lecturer, Stephanie Donaldson made everything clear and concise and that organic gardening does not need a masters degree but a clear and practical mind to know how to work with mother Earth.

I really enjoyed logging in every Saturday morning and downloading that weeks lecture. Stephanie’s lesson is a comfortable 20 minutes and the assignments are fun to do. They are current and practical and relevant to your own garden. You just want to jump into the garden and get things done!

I have become more aware of the impact I make on this Earth and my gardening practises and output will be more thoughtful and will benefit my family. By the end of this year I will be eating healthy vegetables, fruits and herbs from my garden. Organically grown with no chemical pesticides and using only what I can obtain locally – eventually planting my own seeds in the future.

I have learnt about the benefits of all the organic material in my back yard. How to make compost and how important the soil is. Here are the 4 weeks that have kept me busy.

Week 1 – The Philosophy of Organic Gardening

Week 1 Assignment

Week 2 – The Basic Techniques of Organic Gardening

Week 2 Assignment

Week 3 – Pest and Disease Control in the Organic Garden

Week-3-Assignment

Week 4 – The Virtuous Circle

Week-4-Assignment

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Have fun and happy organic gardening!