Course Title: Practical Cut Flower Growing
Course Code: FL019

Course Type: Part Time

Four practical sessions across the spring and early summer

Learners will experience a step-by-step approach to flower farming through the growing seasons. A course for gardening beginners and floral designers

Working in the inspiring Kingston Maurward College gardens and glasshouses, the course will give you the confidence to produce cut flowers for much of the year



College Certificate

Course Content

Topics covered:

What to grow

Site cultivation

Propagation methods - sowing, cutting, division

Growing techniques - supporting, feeding, pests and diseases

Harvesting, storing and conditioning

Entry Requirements

Applicants should have an interest in Horticulture and Floristry Be able to do some physical work and an interest in flowers and growing

Next Steps

Horticultural courses, Royal Horticulture Society course part time programme, Horticulture apprenticeship and Floristry courses both full and part time programmes

Career Opportunities

To gain knowledge in cultivation and propagation, growing cut flowers for pleasure. Progression could be made onto Horticultural courses or Floristry courses

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions
03-Apr-20 26-Jun-20 9.15 12.30 Part Time Fri 4
Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+

Location & Contact Details


Kingston Maurward College Main Campus | Directions


Course Helpline 01305 215215

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Materials Required

Steel toe capped boots, gloves and protective clothing, i.e. Overalls or bib and braces


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