Weeding and Forking

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About the Course

Weeds are more than just an eyesore. They compete with your plants for space and nutrients, leaving them weak and prone to disease. This microlearning course (MLC) will equip you with tips on weeding and forking, which help ensure healthy plant growth.

Why is this course for you?

Weeding and forking are basic horticultural operations that are necessary for maintaining landscaped areas. In this MLC, you will learn:

  • The importance of weeding and forking and why they go hand in hand
  • How to identify the horticultural weeds that are common in Singapore
  • Forking and weeding techniques
  • The commonly used tools in weeding and forking
  • The safety precautions to take



Course Curator

Life Sciences and Chemical Technology

School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology, Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Established in 1989, the School of Life Sciences and Chemical Technology (LSCT)’s mission is give students the best R&D education and training through intensive lab- and field-based training, as well as project and workplace learning. Our courses are regularly endorsed by industry experts, renowned research institutes and top universities locally and abroad. LSCT seeks to ignite students’ natural curiosity about the world, fuel their passion for discovery, and prepare them for exciting careers in science.