RHS Level 2: Maintaining Plant Health
20 April 2017 13:00 - 25 May 2017 16:00
Are you a keen gardener, passionate about plants
and wanting to learn more? Or do you want to start a career in
This course will allow you to understand how keep plants healthy
and control a range of common pest, disease and weeds
encountered in gardens and other horticultural situations.
starts on Thursday
20th April 1-3.30pm 6 weekly sessions.
The course is taught through talks; demonstrations and a range
of activities both in the classroom and out in the gardens (weather
permitting). Please come dressed in suitable clothing for the
weather (i.e. waterproof jackets and wear suitable shoes). Also
bring pen and paper.
Week 1 - How to avoid problems and methods of control.
Week 2 - Dealing with weeds.
Week 3 - Common garden pests and how to treat them.
Week 4 - Problems caused by physiological disorders
Week 5 - Plant diseases: dealing with common bacterial and
Week 6 - Understanding plant viruses.
This course is a module of the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the
Principles of Horticulture. The RHS Level 2 is taught at Ness
on a rolling programme of eight modules, each lasting 6 weeks. You
can begin at the start of any module and study as many modules as
out more about the RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of
Who is it suitable
18+. There are no formal entry requirements; although the course
is aimed at gardeners with some experience or those who have
completed some level 1 courses.
What does it
£60 Friends (£65 non members) per module
Do I need to book a
Yes - Contact Ness Gardens t. 0151 795
6300 (10am-4pm) or at the admissions desk on your next
Bulley Room & the Garden
For tickets call 0845 0304063