Two-Part Course: ‘Introduction to pests and diseases: plant husbandry and plant health’

July 3rd 2021

The University of Cambridge Botanic Garden (CUBG) is hosting a series of courses in 2021, designed to give participants a comprehensive introduction to horticulture across the gardening year.

This two-part course is named Introduction to pests and diseases: plant husbandry and plant health’ and is delivered by tutor Sandie Cain both online and in the Garden.

Sandie joined the Botanic Garden team in 2018 as Horticultural Learning Co-ordinator with responsibility for the Schools Garden and horticultural learning. She studied horticulture at Plumpton College and Bicton College, and was previously head gardener of a Victorian walled garden.

3 - 4 July, 2021

Price: £75 (for both parts)

Platform - Part 1: Zoom (live/interactive)

The first session will introduce the learner to best practice in cultivating gardens and growing plants, to minimise pests and diseases using plant husbandry…

Date: (Saturday) 03/07/2021
Time: 10am - 1pm

Location - Part 2: CUBG (in person at the Garden)

The second session is a practical session taking place in the Garden which will provide learners with an opportunity to study and practice garden maintenance skills…

Date: (Sunday) 04/07/2021
Time: 10am - 2pm

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