Grow It Real Good - Te whakatipu huawhenua

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Saunders

Recommended Prior Learning


  • Grow different varieties of vegetable, fruit and flowers depending on your interests

  • Learn skills of propagation: cuttings, grafting, layering, seed collection and storage

  • Learn permaculture principles, worm farming, composting, organic pest control, companion planting, mulching

  • Go on a field trip to a nursery, amenity gardens.

Learning Areas:



Level 1 Everyday Science, Level 1 Science, Level 1 Science Onwards, Level 2 Science and Sustainability

Career Pathways

Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Beekeeper, Arborist, Farmer/Farm Manager, Biosecurity Officer, Crop Worker, Crop Farmer/Manager, Forest Manager, Forestry and Logging Worker, Forestry Scientist, Landscaper, Groundsperson, Nursery Grower/Worker, Packhouse Worker, Quarantine Officer, Orchard Farmer/Manager