RHS Level 2: Understanding plant propagation
Thursday 02 March 2017 13:00 - Thursday 06 April 2017 15:30
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 to propagrate a
range of garden plants using a variety of straight forward
starts on Thursday
2nd March 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 - Growing plants from seed, how to harvest, store and sow
a range of seeds.
Week 2 - Stem Cuttings; softwood, semi-ripe and hardwood.
Week 3 - Leaf & root cuttings
Week 4 - Division & layering
Week 5 - Artifical methods of propagating bulbs
Week 6 - Budding & Grafting
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. 0845 030 4063 (10am-4pm) or at the
admissions desk on your next visit.
Bulley Room & the Garden