Face-to-Face Course: Home Gardener Series - Grow Strawberries (16 Oct 2021) AM Class
Enhance your Skills with Expert Led Face to Face Workshop
This is an face-to-face workshop that will provide and equip you detailed techniques of growing strawberries in your apartment or flats, or house in Singapore context . Singapore climate conditions are very different from many other countries, and it is important for you to learn what skills you can apply in Singapore context.
Date: 16 Oct 2021, SAT
Time: 9.30 AM to 12 Noon
Venue: The Living Centre, 2 Hindhede Road Singapore 589239 (just 5 mins walk from Beauty World MRT)
Course Fees: SG$155 (included SG$40 worth of Grow Strawberry Seeds/Supplies to bring home during the course)
This course will be taught by our Founder, Ms Faith Foo, who is trained in Nutritional and Organic Farming in Australia and High Tech Farming from the Netherlands. She has trained growers from over 14 countries over the past years in applications of commercial farming, community and home gardening.
This Class is Suitable for
- Home Growers who wants to grow Strawberries
- Salad /Restaurant Shop Owners who want to learn to grow strawberries to incorporate into their dishes
- Health Conscious individuals who wants to incorporate strawberries to spice up the look of your healthy dishes at home
- Farm owners who hopes to improve the ecosystem of the farm by incorporating unique flowers into crops
- Singapore Climate and its impact on Growing Strawberries
- Unique Types of Strawberries to Grow in Singapore
- Light Requirements
- How to Grow Strawberries
(Suitable growing substrates, fertilising requirements, germination techniques etc)
- Pest Management for Strawberries
(Health Advisory) -
For face-to-face classes, we have followed the guidelines by Ministry of Health on the measures required and the social distancing measures. All students will be required to use hand sanitizer and wear face mask through out the session. Hand Sanitizers and Anti-Bacterial soap are available within our premises.
Class Size is Small (10 students max).
From August 2020, we have moved to a larger classroom as well!
(1) Is the trainer good?
Ms Faith Foo has trained people in Singapore and from over 14 countries in applications of commercial farming, community and home gardening. She has also been invited as a key speaker at various key gardening events in Singapore such as Singapore Gardening Festival organised by Hort Park. She also works as a consultant for commercial farms. She is also involved in training local polytechnic lecturers who in turn train next generation of growers to enter the agricultural industry.
(2) Will I receive any training materials?
Yes, you will receive digital copies (pdf) of step-by-step guides and your trainer will teach you how to use these guides.
(3) Will the trainer share where we can get good and affordable gardening supplies in Singapore?
Yes! We will train you how to be a smart and informed shopper! So that you do not get confused by the product offerings at commercial shops.
(4) Should I attend a face-to-face or online class?
Some of you prefer to attend an online class as you may be taking care of someone at home, or you feel more comfortable learning from home. A Face to Face will provide you with the ability to practice your skills with feedback from the trainer
(5) When is the closing date?
Once all the seats are full , we will close registration
(6) How do I register for the class?
Click on Red Registration button on this page
|Event Date||16-Oct-2021 (Sat) 9:30 am|
|Event End Date||16-Oct-2021 (Sat) 12:00 pm|
|This event is organised and conducted by||The Living Centre|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Fee Payment Mode||You can use online Paypal/Credit or Debit Card , Interbank or PayNow Transfer.|
|Location||The Living Centre (Training Room - Level 1)|