24. August 2019 - 10:00 till 16:00
Indoor Plants Course for Well-being | Sydney Campus, ELI-229 Lecture Room | Saturday, 24. August 2019
Learn to create a vibrant, healthy garden with our Gardening & Horticulture courses in your garden more productive with our Gardening & Horticulture courses in Sydney - short courses open to indoor plants course for physical and mental well-being shows plants are not only just good for the environment, shading and cooling when necessary, minimising contaminants, they are also good for us. Apart from boosting our mood, we derive from the aesthetics of plants, indoor plants help improve our physical and mental well-being as reported by Prof Margaret Burchett, renowned Australian plant scientist. Her research over many years has shown that plants capable of growing in low light, or indoors, can improve our health. Studies by NASA (Sims 1990) revealed that indoor plants can eliminate 87 percent of air toxins in 24 hours, reduce stress and improve our moods. In this indoor plants course for physical and mental well-being, you will discover that indoor plants in our home and workplace not only improve air quality by reducing CO2, pollutants and increase humidity. Some plants are powerful in healing skin wounds, burns, stings and sunburn. Discover which indoor plants are most effective, where to place them and how to cultivate them OutcomesAt the completion of this indoor plants course you should be able to:Discern the many health benefits of growing plants indoors, at home or the various growth forms of indoor plants capable of growing in low indoor plant choice on the basis of foliage and/or indoor plants in appropriate environments in the home or appealing groupings of different indoor suitable containers, potting mix and various concepts for bottle gardens and terraria.Use correct methods to water, fertilise, clean and prune your indoor any pests and diseases indoor plants that may be injurious to ContentThis indoor plants course will cover the following content:Introduction: Reasons for growing indoor plants at home or the workplaceTo increase levels of:PositivitySecurityPurposeProductivityCreativityRelaxationRestful sleepTo reduce levels of:StressAnxietyDepressionFatigueAnger/hostilityAbsenteeismDry skinMinor injuryNoiseIdentification of Plant Growth FormsUprightBushyTrailingClimbingStandardArchitecturalSpecimenIndoor Plant SelectionFoliage – leaf shape/texture/colourFlowers – shape/colour/seasonIndoor Plants for the Home – LocationEntranceHallwayLiving roomFamily roomKitchenBedroomBathroomIndoorPlants for the Workplace – LocationFoyerPartitionDeskCorridorConference roomGrouping Suitable Indoor Plants Form/Foliage/FlowersPots and ContainersSaucersPotting mixMulchBottle Gardens and TerrariaOpenClosedPositionMaintenanceAftercarePlant CultivationWateringFertilisingPruningPests and Disease ControlOrganic controlsPlants Potentially Harmful to PetsCourse ReviewIntended AudienceThis Plants Course would appeal to anyone interested in learning not only about the many health benefits of indoor plants in the home and workplace but also how to display and maintain them StyleThis Plants Course is delivered in an interactive classroom environment where the attributes of various plants, capable of growing in low light, are displayed and DatesAdditional instances of this course may be available and published on our website. See Indoor Plants Course for Well-being for more information, or to join the waiting list and be advised when we schedule more.