Face-to-Face Course: Home Gardeners' Series - Growing Organic Leafy Vegetables Using Soil (2 July 2022)- PM

 CourseReviews(39 Reviews)

Enhance your Skills with Expert Led Face to Face Workshop

This is an hands-on course (2.5 Hours) that will provide and equip you  with techniques of growing leafy vegetables using containers in your apartment or flats, or house in Singapore context . Singapore climate conditions are very different from many other countries, and it is important for you to learn what skills you can apply in your own garden.

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Course Fees: SG$120 (early bird get SG$50 you pay only SG$80)
(included SG$25 worth of materials to use during the workshop)
Overall savings of $75 !


Course Content:

  • Food Safety in Singapore
  • Singapore Climate and its impact on Singapore Growers
  • Organic Gardening Principles
  • Seed Selection (selecting crops suitable for Singapore climate)
  • Growing Medium (what soil type)
  • Growing Method (from seeding to harvesting)
  • Pest Management (how to ensure your crops are protected and healthy)


(Health Advisory) - 
For face-to-face classes, we have followed the guidelines by Ministry of Health on the measures required and the social distancing measures. All students will be required to use hand sanitizer and wear face mask through out the session. Hand Sanitizers and Anti-Bacterial soap are available within our premises. 

Class Size is Small (10 students max).
From August 2020, we have moved to a larger classroom as well!


Faith is the Founder of The Living Centre, and is professionally trained in Nutritional Farming in Australia as well as High Tech farming from Netherlands (HAS University of Applied Sciences). With expert knowledge in both Soil-Based and Soil-less Agriculture, she also lead the first series of Urban Farming SkillsFuture courses supported by SkillsFuture Singapore. Besides providing professional training in hydroponics Singapore to the public, local university and lecturers from polytechnics, she also provides consultancy to commercial hydroponic farms.  Her belief in wholistic living is based on 2 fundamental aspects of Human Health: Nutritional Health from growing and consuming great quality agricultural crops, and Emotional Health through emotional wellness and balance. 

She has been invited as a key speaker at key gardening and edible farming events, including "Community Garden Festival", "Gardeners'Day Out" organised by Nparks Singapore. Faith believes in changing lives through imparting skills and knowledge to local growers in farms and gardening community. She is also an certified advanced practitioner in EFT (EFTi) and Matrix Reimprinting (EFTMR)


(1) Is the trainer good?
Ms Faith Foo has trained people in Singapore and from over 14 countries in applications of commercial farming, community and home gardening. She has also been invited as a key speaker at various key gardening events in Singapore such as Singapore Gardening Festival organised by Hort Park. She also works as a consultant for commercial farms. She is also involved in training local polytechnic lecturers who in turn train next generation of growers to enter the agricultural industry. 

(2) Will I receive any training materials?
Yes, you will receive digital copies (pdf) of step-by-step guides and your trainer will teach you how to use these guides. You will also receive resources (soil, seeds, fertilisers etc)

(3) Will the trainer share where we can get good and affordable gardening supplies in Singapore?
Yes! We will train you how to be a smart and informed shopper! So that you do not get confused by the product offerings at commercial shops.

(4) Should I attend a face-to-face or online class?
Some of you prefer to attend an online class as you may be taking care of someone at home, or you feel more comfortable learning from home. A Face to Face will provide you with the ability to practice your skills with feedback from the trainer

(5) When is the closing date?
Once all the seats are full , we will close registration

(6) How do I register for the class?
Click on Red Registration button on this page

Event Information

Event Date 02-Jul-2022 (Sat) 2:00 pm
Event End Date 02-Jul-2022 (Sat) 4:30 pm
Course Fee SG$130.00
This event is organised and conducted by The Living Centre
Language of Instruction English
Course Fee Payment Mode You can use online Paypal/Credit or Debit Card , Interbank Transfer.
Location The Living Centre (Training Room - Level 1)
This class is now FULL. Should you wish to be placed on waiting list, please email us at contact@thelivingcentre.sg
Average rating for 1 Day Course on Grow Leafy Vegetables Successfully in Singapore, The Living Centre is 4.76 Star of 5 stars - based on 144 Review

Good balance of theory and practical lesson

Really a good balance of theory and practical lesson and as an amateur gardener  I really learnt good knowledge and tips to start my gardening journey. Thank you Faith (trainer)!
09 February 2017

06 January 2018

Learn Correct Ways

learn correct ways of growing vegetables with hands-on practice
Ho C.K
05 May 2018


Interesting to know so many types of planting media
Wee Y T
05 May 2018


Very informative and enjoyable!
Leow K.Y
05 May 2018

very good!

Very good in explaining every details. Very patient and kind instructor
Mdm Ligaya T.
05 May 2018

Excellent Instructor

Faith is an excellent instructor. She is passionate about what she teachers and gave us a very good information on growing plants. Both verbal and practical parts of learning was excellent!
Yasmin F.
05 May 2018

Good trainer

Very passionate facilitator
Jessie K.
05 May 2018

Hands-on Learning

The hands-on practical aspect. Thank you Faith!
Ted C.
05 May 2018

Grow Vegetables

Learning to grow vegs and microgreens at home. Make my own salad :)
05 May 2018

different vegs

Discover how to apply fertilizers different kind of vegs and methods
01 June 2018


Learn how to grow vegetables from the seeds and knowledge about fertilizer
Ong. S. L
01 June 2018

Learn new things

Learn new things for growing vegetables. Useful knowledge
Gan. S. S.
01 June 2018


Very interesting and knowledgable
May. A
01 June 2018


very interesting!
01 June 2018

learnt a lot

Very interesting learn a lot of different tactics on veg plants
Chan Z.H
01 June 2018

knowledge on vegs

Learn many knowledge on vegetables planting
Aw. M.H
01 June 2018

Germination and harvest

Learn how to germinate seeds grow till maturity and harvest the vegetables
Magdalene C.
01 June 2018


Enjoyed the course. Trainer answered questions that I have about growing vegetables
Kok K.E
07 July 2018

Sarah T. N
07 July 2018
Average rating for Home Gardener Series: Growing Organic Leafy Vegetables At Home, The Living Centre is 4.91 Star of 5 stars - based on 43 Review

The lecturer is very...

The lecturer is very passionate about gardening.
22 February 2021

The hands on...

The hands on
Pauline Kan*
22 February 2021

Gain new knowledge...

Gain new knowledge
Ahmad Abu Hassa*
22 February 2021

Hands on....

Hands on.
22 February 2021

Easy to understand. Enjoyable. Makes me want to tr. . .

Easy to understand. Enjoyable. Makes me want to try planting leafy vegetables asap. ?
Noor Jan*
23 January 2021

Knowledge to proper planting . . .

Knowledge to proper planting
23 January 2021

Hands on experience since this is my first time . . .

Hands on experience since this is my first time
23 January 2021

Step step instuctions on how to grow my own vegeta. . .

Step step instuctions on how to grow my own vegetables and how to manage my plants growth
23 January 2021

Very educative. Miss Faith was very informative p. . .

Very educative. Miss Faith was very informative patient and answered all questions
23 January 2021

I get to learn the proper planting and hands-on ex. . .

I get to learn the proper planting and hands-on experience to plant it..
23 January 2021

Very practical advise and I enjoyed knowing which . . .

Very practical advise and I enjoyed knowing which Brand
Alice *
23 January 2021

The soil enrichment and the pest control . . .

The soil enrichment and the pest control
Tan yuet*
19 December 2020

Practical well thought resourced and well explain. . .

Practical well thought resourced and well explained. Would be nice to cover the common problems found when planting in terms of disease too much/little water or sun.
Henry Lo*
19 December 2020

The tour of the research garden.. . .

The tour of the research garden.
19 December 2020

Informative Hand-on is practical and fun. . .

Informative Hand-on is practical and fun
Peck Bee*
13 November 2020

Very enjoyable ...very enlightening Easy to unders. . .

Very enjoyable...very enlightening Easy to understand
Cheryl T*
12 November 2020

Overall I enjoyed the session and trainer is knowl. . .

Overall I enjoyed the session and trainer is knowledgeable. Clear on deliverables.
Cherlyn *
31 October 2020

Informative and engaging. Excellent all round.. . .

Informative and engaging. Excellent all round.
Li Min*
31 October 2020

Knowledge . . .

Emily Le*
31 October 2020

I learnt about the ways to plant and harvest the p. . .

I learnt about the ways to plant and harvest the plant. Very useful for me to start my journey to plant vegetables.
31 October 2020

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