Waimea College


Home & Garden

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Successful Gardening:   Tuesday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (9 weeks)

This science based, practical course will provide you with information to improve your soil, grow your plants, minimise pest and disease, and treat successfully if necessary, (organically where appropriate). Have fruit and vegetables all year round using the best easy to grow varieties. Learn how to design the ornamental garden. You will get proven facts (not myths) and pointers to the best value plants and products.

Tutor: Bill Brett       1 May – 26 June                                                                                                       Fee $153


Woodwork DIY For All Levels:   Tuesday OR Wednesday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (9 weeks)

Use machinery to make your own projects with some tutor guidance. This course is run as a workshop which caters for beginners and those with basic – intermediate woodwork experience.

Tutor: Richard Powley               Tuesday 8 May – 3 July

Tutor: John MacDonald      OR   Wednesday 9 May – 4 July                                                                    Fee $153


Hobby Upholstery:    Monday 7.00 – 9.00 pm (8 weeks)

Modern upholstery, teaching deconstruction, construction and finishing techniques.  Bring a small piece of furniture to work on eg dining chair, footstool, headboard, toy-box.

Tutor: Lisa McGregor       30 Apr – 25 June  (no class 4 June)                                                                 Fee $120