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RHS Level 3 Selection and Use of Landscaping Elements

Wednesday 02 May 2018 13:00 - Tuesday 12 June 2018 15:30

RHS-QUALIFICATIONS-MARK-RGBv1Are you a keen gardener, passionate about plants and wanting to learn more? Do you want to start or develop your exisiting career in horticulture?

This module provides an understanding of the relevance of plant anatomy and physiology to  propagation by seed, spores and vegetative methods. In addition the module examines the management of the production process, associated equipment and aftercare.

This module starts on Wednesday 2nd May 1-4pm 6 weekly sessions.

Course Overview

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 - Use of hard landscaping features in garden design.

Week 2 - Suitability of hard landscaping materials and features - accessibility & safety.

Week 3 - Use of soft landscaping features in garden design - Trees, hedges, shrubs, seasonal displays & containers.

Week 4 - Use of soft landscaping features in garden design; herbaceous borders, meadows & lawns

Week 5 - Use of soft landscaping features in garden design; living walls & green roofs

Week 6 - Developing and using planting plans.

 

The RHS Level 3 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 you like.

No formal entry requirements although we strongly recommend learners have completed a level 2 horticultural qualification or have equivalent experience.

Find out more about the RHS Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture

Venue Details

Bulley Room & the Garden