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Did you know that you can get a Diploma in Organic Land Care at Gaia College? 🎓

All of our courses count towards a Diploma, either as core courses or electives. We now offer two streams for the Diploma: Ecological Landscape Design 👩🏻‍🌾 or Living Green Infrastructure 🏙️

Our fall semester starts September 9th.
Earn a Diploma in Organic Land Care at Gaia College
Did you know that you can get a Diploma in Organic Land Care at Gaia College? 🎓 All of our courses count towards a Diploma, either as core courses or electives. We now offer two streams for the Diploma: Ecological Landscape Design 👩🏻‍🌾 or Living Green Infrastructure 🏙️ Our fall semester starts September 9th.
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Cultivating Connections Between Nature, Education and Community
Our latest Student Spotlight article is live on the site! This one features Gaia student Joni Wright. Learn about her education journey, her experience taking our Living Green Infrastructure course, and her business Grass Roots Contessa. Read it today at the link in our bio 🌱 https://www.gaiacollege.ca/gaia-college-blog/student-spotlight/792-nature-education-community.html
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Welcome, winter semester students! ❄️ We're so happy to have you. Wishing you lots of success this semester. If you have any questions or just feel like reaching out... DM us!
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January 2024
Didn't register for our winter semester? Well it's not too late: enrolment is open until January 21st! https://www.gaiacollege.ca/january-2024-courses.html
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Winter Gardening Tips
Check out our latest article where we offer some tips to keep your thumb green this winter!
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Learn to sustainably harvest rainwater!
Our rainwater harvesting course will teach you everything you need to know to plan, implement, and maintain your very own rainwater harvesting system. Turn your or your client's garden into an ecological haven 🌿
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Diploma in Organic Land Care
Did you know that we have two streams for our Diploma in Organic Land Care? 🎓 1 - Ecological Landscape Design for those wanting to become professional organic landscapers and gardeners 🧑‍🌾 & 2 - Living Green Infrastructure, for those with a background or interest in planning, consulting and policy-making to improve urban sustainability 🏙️ Next semester starts January 8th, 2024!
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10 Days Left!
⏰ 10 days until winter semester starts!!! ⏰ You can take individual courses or work towards a Diploma in Organic Land Care 🎓 This winter we are offering the following courses: 💚 Organic Horticulture Specialist 💚 Organic Master Gardener 💚 Rainwater Harvesting & Management 💚 Living Green Infrastructure 💚 Growing Food 💚 Landscape Design Basics with SketchUp Pro 💚 Business Skills for Landcare Professionals 💚 Ecological Landscape Design (has prerequisites)
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Student Spotlight Article
Our Student Spotlight Article series highlights the stories and achievements of Gaia College students and Diploma graduates 🌱 In our latest article, author Brenlee Brothers tells Andrea Blum's story, from building airports to completing her Diploma in Organic Land Care, to starting her own business: Pacific Composting 🪱
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7 weeks until our winter semester begins! ❄️ 7 weeks until our winter semester begins! Work towards a Diploma in Organic Land Care, following the Ecological Landscape Design or Living Green Infrastructure study streams, or take an individual course. 📚#OnlineLearning #OnlineDiploma #OrganicLandCare #OrganicHorticulture #OrganicGardening #EcologicalLandscapeDesign #RainwaterHarvesting #OnlineCertificate #WinterSemester
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Listen to our friend the black-capped chickadee and consider taking a Gaia College course this winter ❄️ Expand your knowledge and keep your mind active during the sleepy, wintry months 💭
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This fall, consider leaving the leaves 🍁 There are many benefits to your garden and the soil ecosystem more broadly: 🐛 Protect leaf-dwelling critters (insects, salamanders, moth and butterfly cocoons) 🪱 Feed the soil ecosystem: the most biodiverse place on Earth! 🌿 Leaf litter eventually becomes humus: a nutritious food source for plants Check out our latest Gardening Tips article on this topic.
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What's in bloom
Some of our favourite fall-blooming native plants 🌾 Such an important late-season food source for pollinators still fluttering about!
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Online Courses Overview
Turn your passion for ecology into a rewarding career with our cutting-edge, online courses! We offer courses in gardening, horticulture, growing food, rainwater harvesting, and more!
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OHS
Whether you are already a landscape professional, just beginning your education, or simply learning for personal enjoyment, this course will give you the knowledge you need to become a better gardener! 🌿🌻