Horticulture

Introduction

Course Title: Garden Maintenance and Planning through the Seasons – Autumm Workshop
Course Code: HR187

Department: Horticulture
Course Type: Part Time



Do you have you an interest in gardening and want to develop your working knowledge of what to do in the garden and when? Do you want to know how to make the most of your garden by planning and design? If so then this is the course for you.

Combining both theory and practice, the course consists of 15 half days with 5 half days in each of the Autumn, Spring and Summer seasons.

Overview

Qualification

College Certificate

Course Content

Some of the topics to be covered include:

Pruning including fruit
Vegetable plot preparation and planning
Use of the glasshouse
Vegetative propogation
Lawn creation and care

Entry Requirements

Interest and enthusiasm.

Next Steps

L2 Technical Certificate in Horticulture

Career Opportunities

Following further training: Landscape architect, plant specialist, garden designer, gardener for heritage gardens and estates, gardener in domestic settings plant nursery or garden centre worker.