Introduction to Horticulture – Your road to wellbeing

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LOCATION & START DATE
Diggin It - 11 January 2024
LEVEL
No Qualification Levels Explained
DURATION
10 - 13 Weeks
LEARNING AREA
Community Health Find out more
ATTENDANCE
Part-time

Introduction to Horticulture – Your road to wellbeing

Close up image of young green plants being watered This course is run at CROP Gardens, a horticultural site managed by Livewell.

You will be able to learn and develop horticultural skills and knowledge with the guidance of the tutor and team. There are various plots and poly-tunnels and you will have the opportunity to plant, propagate and grow a variety of plants and produce.

Your road to wellbeing courses are relaxed and informal, enabling you to improve your wellbeing and mental health, building your self-confidence, and a great way to make friends.

Our courses are for anyone aged 19 plus who suffers from or who is recovering from mental ill health.

Our courses run one day per week, over 10 to 13 weeks per term. If you miss the start of the course don’t worry, you can join the courses at any time.

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements

Diggin It

Diggin It

Nestled in the heart of the city of Plymouth is a very special site – CROP gardens (Diggin It) , a green space providing horticultural therapy to adults with the aim of improving their mental wellbeing.

CROP forms part of the offer from STEPS, a community therapies service provided by Livewell which helps people recovering from a range of mental health difficulties to work on their recovery together in a social and supportive environment. People can choose from a range of groups – It’s A Goal, which tackles mental and physical health through football; anxiety management; art in the natural environment; assertiveness; mindful approaches to stress and depression; healthy living, and more – which all teach the theory of how the mind works as well as more practical knowledge.


No formal entry requirements

Diggin It

Diggin It

Nestled in the heart of the city of Plymouth is a very special site – CROP gardens (Diggin It) , a green space providing horticultural therapy to adults with the aim of improving their mental wellbeing.

CROP forms part of the offer from STEPS, a community therapies service provided by Livewell which helps people recovering from a range of mental health difficulties to work on their recovery together in a social and supportive environment. People can choose from a range of groups – It’s A Goal, which tackles mental and physical health through football; anxiety management; art in the natural environment; assertiveness; mindful approaches to stress and depression; healthy living, and more – which all teach the theory of how the mind works as well as more practical knowledge.


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Fees apply to adults and HE students only. Only the most common fees scenario is shown. Actual fees may vary depending on your personal situation. Please contact us for further information.

Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The College reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility. The Cornwall College Group reserves the right to withdraw any course listed at any time.

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