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Sustainable Gardening

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Did you know that human development and poorly designed landscapes can damage the vital, natural ecosystems around us?

Get the training to do great work that’s environmentally friendly through BCC’s Sustainable Gardening Program.

Sustainable Gardening at BCC provides training in the design and maintenance of landscapes that are both enjoyable and sustainable. The program approaches landscapes at the ecosystem level, providing a foundation in soil management, water conservation, natural pest and disease control, appropriate selection of plants, and waste reduction. The specialty tracks dive deeper into topics including soils, compost, edible gardening, and ornamental horticulture.

A Strong Foundation

Landscape Trades: Increase your knowledge of ecological landscape design and position yourself as a sustainable leader in the field to help grow your business. Learn about reducing water needs, creating pollinator-friendly landscapes, designing low-maintenance plantings, and more!

School, Community, and Backyard Gardeners: Sustainable methods benefit gardeners of all types. Learn how to guide your garden with best practices for soil management, water conservation, nutrient amendments, beneficial insects, and pollinators.

Program Breakdown

The Sustainable Gardening Program consists of 45 hours of classroom training, divided into three, consecutive phases:

  • Phase 1 – Foundation Class (8 sessions/20 hours)
  • Phase 2 – Specialty Track 1 (5 sessions/12.5 hours)
  • Phase 3 – Specialty Track 2 (5 sessions/12.5 hours)

Contact us to learn more today!

Call Rosemary Senra at 774.357.3644 or email Rosemary.Senra@BristolCC.edu.

Contact Details

Energy and Sustainability
1082 Davol St, Fall River, MA 02720
Phone: 774.357.3644

Event Calendar

Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Fall River Department of Transitional Assistance (DTA) Visit (11/21/2017)

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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:00:00 GMT

Transfer College Lobby Days (11/21/2017)

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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 20:45:00 GMT

Placement Testing-FALL RIVER-Tuesday, November 21, 2017-3:45pm-16177-Room G218 (11/21/2017)

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Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2017 18:00:00 GMT

Fall River Career Center Visit (11/22/2017)

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